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Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes, the tubes that carry air to your lungs, become inflamed. (For more information on the bronchial tubes and the airways. People who have bronchitis often have a cough that brings up mucus. Mucus is a slimy substance made by the lining of the bronchial tubes. Bronchitis also may cause wheezing (a whistling or squeaky sound when you breathe), chest pain or discomfort, a low fever, and shortness of breath. There are two main types of bronchitis: acute (short term) and chronic (ongoing).
Researchers report evidence linking 'vaping' to increased likelihood of asthma and COPD

Researchers report evidence linking 'vaping' to increased likelihood of asthma and COPD

Exposure to ozone pollution or wood smoke exacerbates lung disease in former and current smokers

Exposure to ozone pollution or wood smoke exacerbates lung disease in former and current smokers

New antibody shows promise in active lupus

New antibody shows promise in active lupus

E-cigarette vapor increases virulence and inflammatory potential of lung bacteria

E-cigarette vapor increases virulence and inflammatory potential of lung bacteria

E-cigarettes have long-term adverse effects on health

E-cigarettes have long-term adverse effects on health

Health officials urge children to get flu jabs this season

Health officials urge children to get flu jabs this season

E-cigarette use linked to increased risk of chronic lung diseases

E-cigarette use linked to increased risk of chronic lung diseases

Study reports case-specific monetary estimates for childhood illness linked to air pollution

Study reports case-specific monetary estimates for childhood illness linked to air pollution

Reductions in air pollution yield dramatic impacts on health-outcomes

Reductions in air pollution yield dramatic impacts on health-outcomes

Isolated components of Saussurea have positive effect on bone tissue regeneration

Isolated components of Saussurea have positive effect on bone tissue regeneration

Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man

Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man

Vaping wrecks immune cell function, increases infection risk

Vaping wrecks immune cell function, increases infection risk

Researchers propose new criteria for diagnosing COPD

Researchers propose new criteria for diagnosing COPD

Study shows how Chlamydia bacteria enter human cells

Study shows how Chlamydia bacteria enter human cells

NTU study: Microorganisms show a precise daily rhythm in tropical air

NTU study: Microorganisms show a precise daily rhythm in tropical air

Beta-blockers do not reduce risk of COPD exacerbations

Beta-blockers do not reduce risk of COPD exacerbations

What are the health effects of vaping?

What are the health effects of vaping?

Scans show vaping teen’s lungs blocked with solidified oil

Scans show vaping teen’s lungs blocked with solidified oil

Bakersfield Heart Hospital first in Central California to offer new lung valve treatment for COPD patients

Bakersfield Heart Hospital first in Central California to offer new lung valve treatment for COPD patients

First-of-its-kind study shows two out of three Danes suffer from chronic conditions

First-of-its-kind study shows two out of three Danes suffer from chronic conditions