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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).
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

Breathing ‘a chore’: California wildfires threaten the health of young and old

Breathing ‘a chore’: California wildfires threaten the health of young and old

No gaps in understanding: Here’s your primer on Medigap coverage

No gaps in understanding: Here’s your primer on Medigap coverage

Researchers find distinct microbiomes in airway, gastrointestinal systems of children with chronic cough

Researchers find distinct microbiomes in airway, gastrointestinal systems of children with chronic cough

FDA requires safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolones to strengthen warnings on adverse reactions

FDA requires safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolones to strengthen warnings on adverse reactions

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