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Influenza-associated hospitalization in a subtropical city

Influenza-associated hospitalization in a subtropical city

Exposure to fine particle air pollution significantly increases the risk for cardiovascular and respiratory disease

Exposure to fine particle air pollution significantly increases the risk for cardiovascular and respiratory disease

Short-term exposure to fine particulate matter increases hospital admissions for heart problems

Short-term exposure to fine particulate matter increases hospital admissions for heart problems

Healthy preterm infants younger than 12 weeks show reduced lung function

Healthy preterm infants younger than 12 weeks show reduced lung function

Cooking on wood stoves affects women in developing countries

Cooking on wood stoves affects women in developing countries

Global warming may be reducing respiratory illnesses

Global warming may be reducing respiratory illnesses

Markets in Asia great place to catch bird flu

Markets in Asia great place to catch bird flu

Molecular finding will help better understand measles and mumps

Molecular finding will help better understand measles and mumps

Vitamin D keeps lungs healthy

Vitamin D keeps lungs healthy

Vitamin D keeps lungs healthy - CHEST study

Vitamin D keeps lungs healthy - CHEST study

WHO suspects bird flu may go undetected in China's villages

WHO suspects bird flu may go undetected in China's villages

Liver transplants may not be suitable for all cystic fibrosis patients

Liver transplants may not be suitable for all cystic fibrosis patients

Smoking cessation in cancer patients

Smoking cessation in cancer patients

Diets rich in meat increase the likelihood of developing chronic respiratory symptoms

Diets rich in meat increase the likelihood of developing chronic respiratory symptoms

Your worse nightmare  - harmful fungi live in your pillow!

Your worse nightmare - harmful fungi live in your pillow!

Fungal contamination of bedding

Fungal contamination of bedding

Whooping cough vaccine 90 percent effective

Whooping cough vaccine 90 percent effective

Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

SARS can infiltrate brain tissue

SARS can infiltrate brain tissue