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Pulmonary function abnormalities may be a precursor to chronic respiratory disease in Iraq/Afghanistan and Gulf War veterans years after their deployment.
Research conducted seven years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City (NYC) found that children attending the socioeconomically and ethnically homogeneous elementary school closest to Ground Zero have high rates of self-reported asthma and airway obstruction.
By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It hardly seems fair but nearly one in four Americans with airway obstruction have never smoked, a new analysis shows. The majority of these cases are unexplained, Dr. Ronald J.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adults with a history of childhood asthma frequently have irreversible deficits in lung function, a study shows. Longer duration of childhood asthma and premature birth increase the likelihood of lung trouble later in life, the researchers found.
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