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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).
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

Heart disease is still the number 1 killer in Australia, according to latest figures

Heart disease is still the number 1 killer in Australia, according to latest figures

E-cigarette vaping with nicotine appears to impair mucus clearance

E-cigarette vaping with nicotine appears to impair mucus clearance

New statement highlights occupational burden of non-cancerous lung diseases

New statement highlights occupational burden of non-cancerous lung diseases

Steroid inhaler may reduce COPD patients' risk of lung cancer

Steroid inhaler may reduce COPD patients' risk of lung cancer

Australian doctors are overprescribing flu antivirals, study reveals

Australian doctors are overprescribing flu antivirals, study reveals

Antibiotics may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in women

Antibiotics may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in women

Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribe antibiotics to 40% of patients

Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribe antibiotics to 40% of patients

BLF survey: Thousands with serious breathlessness may not be getting vital medical care

BLF survey: Thousands with serious breathlessness may not be getting vital medical care

Dietary fiber could help prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Dietary fiber could help prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

On the border, volunteer doctors struggle to provide stopgap care to immigrants

On the border, volunteer doctors struggle to provide stopgap care to immigrants