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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).
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

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