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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).
Findings suggest e-cigarettes may be just as bad as traditional cigarettes

Findings suggest e-cigarettes may be just as bad as traditional cigarettes

Self-management program with customized action plan results in better outcomes for COPD patients

Self-management program with customized action plan results in better outcomes for COPD patients

BioCote Silver Ion Antimicrobial Technology makes surfaces inhospitable to influenza viruses

BioCote Silver Ion Antimicrobial Technology makes surfaces inhospitable to influenza viruses

Children with respiratory tract infections have increased risk for asthma, worse lung function in later life

Children with respiratory tract infections have increased risk for asthma, worse lung function in later life

Children with asthma more likely to be prescribed unnecessary antibiotics, study finds

Children with asthma more likely to be prescribed unnecessary antibiotics, study finds

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Has California hit the brakes in regulating breath-robbing big rigs?

Has California hit the brakes in regulating breath-robbing big rigs?

University of Birmingham secures NIHR funding to launch Global Health Research Group

University of Birmingham secures NIHR funding to launch Global Health Research Group

Novel procedure to seal off lymphatic fluid leaks improves symptoms in patients with single-ventricle disease

Novel procedure to seal off lymphatic fluid leaks improves symptoms in patients with single-ventricle disease

Tianjiu therapy enhances daily quality of life for allergic rhinitis patients, study finds

Tianjiu therapy enhances daily quality of life for allergic rhinitis patients, study finds

When an insurer balks and treatment stops

When an insurer balks and treatment stops

FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Sunovion’s New Drug Application to treat COPD patients

FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Sunovion’s New Drug Application to treat COPD patients

Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks

Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks

Clinical trial offers new hope for patients suffering from severe lung disease

Clinical trial offers new hope for patients suffering from severe lung disease

UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug

UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug

Anti-smoking drug safe for COPD patients, research suggests

Anti-smoking drug safe for COPD patients, research suggests

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors