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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).
Cooking with gas increases risk of respiratory illness in young children

Cooking with gas increases risk of respiratory illness in young children

FDA seeks public comment on albuterol metered dose inhalers containing ozone-depleting propellants

FDA seeks public comment on albuterol metered dose inhalers containing ozone-depleting propellants

AMA campaign to stop parents smoking near babies and children

AMA campaign to stop parents smoking near babies and children

Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought

Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought

Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body

Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body

Level of smoking by undergraduate female nursing students is higher than that of the general population

Level of smoking by undergraduate female nursing students is higher than that of the general population

Some smokers may be genetically predisposed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Some smokers may be genetically predisposed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

KETEK® (telithromycin) is highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolates

KETEK® (telithromycin) is highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolates

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either

What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either

Britain wheezes at bottom of European lung league

Britain wheezes at bottom of European lung league

WHO calls for Sudan humanitarian assistance

WHO calls for Sudan humanitarian assistance

Lack of exercise causes physical and psychological setbacks

Lack of exercise causes physical and psychological setbacks

Coronary stent drives Johnson & Johnson to record profits

Coronary stent drives Johnson & Johnson to record profits