A new discovery offers hope for ways to treat a debilitating disease that has become a leading cause of death in the US..
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Days with both extreme heat and extreme air pollution are becoming more common – which can't be a good thing for global health
In South Asia, days with both extreme heat and extreme pollution are expected to increase 175% by 2050. Separately, the health effects are bad; together they will likely be worse.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.
May 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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While COVID-19 raises the risk for people with underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and COPD, social distancing can make it harder to keep up diets and medication.
April 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Asthma rescue inhalers are in short supply, and asthma sufferers are worried about the risks they face from COVID-19. A doctor answers six key questions.
April 9, 2020 • ~8 min
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The idea that lung sounds are a cause of disease is a "paradigm shift for a field that has a 200-year history with the stethoscope."
April 17, 2019 • ~1 min
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