News tagged with respiratory diseases

AMA reviews challenges of signing death certificates

(HealthDay)—Signing death certificates is not always straightforward and has long-term ramifications on mortality data and funding, according to a report published by the American Medical Association (AMA).

Jan 29, 2013
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Lead levels down in U.S. kids, but asthma cases rising

(HealthDay)—Lead levels in young children in the United States have declined dramatically in recent decades, according to government figures released Friday. But the new report on the environment and children's ...

Jan 25, 2013
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Longtime smokers lose a decade of life

(HealthDay)—Adding to the arsenal of evidence that smoking is bad for you, a large new study indicates that lifetime smokers cut 10 years off their life expectancy—a decade they can gain back if they ...

Jan 24, 2013
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