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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).
Tonsil removal as a child could mean chest infections risk as adults

Tonsil removal as a child could mean chest infections risk as adults

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Study explores health impact of air pollution from traffic

Study explores health impact of air pollution from traffic

Researchers find link between handgrip strength and lung function in older women

Researchers find link between handgrip strength and lung function in older women

Unnecessary antibiotic use for asthma exacerbations linked to increased hospital stays, costs

Unnecessary antibiotic use for asthma exacerbations linked to increased hospital stays, costs

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

New LIVE scoring tool effectively predicts future risk of hospitalization for COPD patients

New LIVE scoring tool effectively predicts future risk of hospitalization for COPD patients

Researchers discover new disease mechanism in chronic tobacco smokers

Researchers discover new disease mechanism in chronic tobacco smokers

Biomarker blood test does not appear to curb antibiotic overuse, shows new study

Biomarker blood test does not appear to curb antibiotic overuse, shows new study

Researchers develop genetic bar codes for superfoods

Researchers develop genetic bar codes for superfoods

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing linked to patient's age and race, study shows

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing linked to patient's age and race, study shows

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new, full-service urgent care center in Dumbo

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new, full-service urgent care center in Dumbo

New drug candidates may offer breakthrough in treatment of COPD

New drug candidates may offer breakthrough in treatment of COPD

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Researchers propose different approach to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Research clarifies role of zinc transport mechanism in onset of obstructive pulmonary diseases

Research clarifies role of zinc transport mechanism in onset of obstructive pulmonary diseases

UCLA expert suggests measures for reducing risk of getting sick during holiday travel

UCLA expert suggests measures for reducing risk of getting sick during holiday travel

Survey shows prevalence of diarrhea in people living with HIV

Survey shows prevalence of diarrhea in people living with HIV

Uncontrolled lung diseases could lead to costly A&E visits and hospital stays

Uncontrolled lung diseases could lead to costly A&E visits and hospital stays

Eating too much black licorice can lead to heart issues, FDA warns ahead of Halloween

Eating too much black licorice can lead to heart issues, FDA warns ahead of Halloween

E-cigarettes may activate distinctive and potentially damaging immune responses, study reveals

E-cigarettes may activate distinctive and potentially damaging immune responses, study reveals