Articles for Tag: "COPD"

U.S. life expectancy drops for first time in 22 years 
U.S. life expectancy drops for first time in 22 years
But by how much? While experts say the decrease is unusual, there’s a silver lining.
Can red wine help you breathe easier? 
Can red wine help you breathe easier?
You’ve probably heard red wine can reduce your risk of heart disease. But new research finds another surprising benefit.
Smoking around your child could affect their health forever 
Smoking around your child could affect their health forever
A new study shows that moms who smoke around their kids are putting them at risk later in life for COPD.
Smokers not the only ones at risk for COPD 
Smokers not the only ones at risk for COPD
New research discovers other factors that can lead to this lung disease.
Smoke-free laws are saving lives 
Smoke-free laws are saving lives
ER visits for asthma and other illnesses on the decline with fewer exposed to secondhand smoke.
Only half of patients taking meds follow instructions 
Only half of patients taking meds follow instructions
Learn why it’s critical not to skip doses or stop taking your medication too soon.
A breath test for cancer? 
A breath test for cancer?
Researchers are getting closer to diagnosing cancer by studying exhaled breath.