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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).
New study finds only 13% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions to be appropriate

New study finds only 13% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions to be appropriate

Researchers review applications, properties, and pharmacological potentials of rose hip

Researchers review applications, properties, and pharmacological potentials of rose hip

NICE releases new guidelines for diagnosis and management of COPD

NICE releases new guidelines for diagnosis and management of COPD

Study of infrequent cannabis users compares adverse effects of vaping and smoking

Study of infrequent cannabis users compares adverse effects of vaping and smoking

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Obesity linked to COPD in never-smokers

Obesity linked to COPD in never-smokers

Self-care program for COPD patients reduces emergency room visits and burdensome symptoms

Self-care program for COPD patients reduces emergency room visits and burdensome symptoms

New flu drug Xofluza approved - FDA emphasizes importance of flu shots

New flu drug Xofluza approved - FDA emphasizes importance of flu shots

FDA approves new antiviral flu treatment

FDA approves new antiviral flu treatment

New vaccine strategy shows promise to protect chickens against serious respiratory disease

New vaccine strategy shows promise to protect chickens against serious respiratory disease

Takeda presents vedolizumab phase 3 VISIBLE 1 trial results for treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

Takeda presents vedolizumab phase 3 VISIBLE 1 trial results for treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

Study: Urban Inuit communities have more health problems than general Canadian population

Study: Urban Inuit communities have more health problems than general Canadian population

CHMP issues positive opinion supporting use of Trelegy Ellipta in broader group of COPD patients

CHMP issues positive opinion supporting use of Trelegy Ellipta in broader group of COPD patients

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

Abnormal levels of metabolites can reliably predict lung disease in 9/11 firefighters

Abnormal levels of metabolites can reliably predict lung disease in 9/11 firefighters

Oral anticoagulant use after hospital discharge may offer protection from non-fatal blood clots

Oral anticoagulant use after hospital discharge may offer protection from non-fatal blood clots

Passive smoking exposure among kids greatly increases COPD risk late in life

Passive smoking exposure among kids greatly increases COPD risk late in life

Study finds role of autoimmunity in development of COPD

Study finds role of autoimmunity in development of COPD

Sun Pharma receives U.S. FDA approval for CEQUA to treat patients with dry eye disease

Sun Pharma receives U.S. FDA approval for CEQUA to treat patients with dry eye disease

E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes

E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes