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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).
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

Lung cancer survivor recounts her lifetime struggles

Lung cancer survivor recounts her lifetime struggles

SDSU study finds ways to reduce secondhand smoke in homes with children

SDSU study finds ways to reduce secondhand smoke in homes with children

Study: COPD patients need more support when understanding new chest symptoms

Study: COPD patients need more support when understanding new chest symptoms

Millions of British people breathe toxic air travelling to GPs

Millions of British people breathe toxic air travelling to GPs

FDA approves first generic version of commonly prescribed asthma inhaler

FDA approves first generic version of commonly prescribed asthma inhaler

Free screening for lung cancer can save money while building healthy relationship with patients

Free screening for lung cancer can save money while building healthy relationship with patients

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