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Death rates drop dramatically for hospitalized COPD patients

About the same number of people are being hospitalized for COPD as in the past, but far fewer of them are dying in hospitals. More breaking news

Kids and cotton swabs don't mix

Using cotton swabs to clean out earwax is unsafe—as well as unnecessary. More breaking news

Alzheimer's claiming more and more lives.

There was a 54 percent increase in deaths from this memory-robbing disease. Many Alzheimer's patients are dying at home, suggesting a growing need for caregiver aid. More breaking news

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Make summer easier on your lungs with 5 key steps

Breathe easier this summer and learn how to protect yourself from polluted air that could hurt your lungs and overall health.

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