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Michael's Lingering Threat: Mold

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In the flooding and devastation left by Hurricane Michael, Americans faced with the clean-up are facing a new health threat: mold.

New Drug Approved for Antibiotic-Resistant Lung Disease

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Arikayce has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat lung disease caused by Mycobacterium aviumcomplex (MAC) bacteria among people who don't respond to conventional therapies, the FDA said in a news release.

5 Tips to Manage Your Child's Asthma

SATURDAY, Sept. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For many children with asthma, coughing is an early warning sign of a flare-up, an expert says.

All Children Should Receive Flu Vaccine ASAP, Doctors Advise

MONDAY, Sept. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- All children 6 months of age and older should have a flu shot, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.

Health Tip: Protect Your Voice

(HealthDay News) -- The human voice is produced by two bands of muscle tissue called vocal folds. When you talk, the folds come together as the air from your lungs travels through them.

Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Only about half the parents of asthmatic preschoolers had the right knowledge and medicines on hand to treat their child's breathing condition at home, a new study found.

School Prep Includes Planning Allergy, Asthma Management

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Allergies and asthma can make the start of the new school year a challenge for kids who aren't prepared to deal with flare-ups, an allergist warns.

Signs Your Child Might Have Hearing Loss

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- "Put your listening ears on!" frustrated parents often say. But some kids aren't deliberately tuning out Mom and Dad -- they really can't hear them.

Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Lab-grown lungs have been successfully transplanted into pigs with no apparent medical complication for months after the procedure, researchers report.

For Women Worldwide, Lung Cancers Rise as Breast Cancers Decline

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As women around the world wage war against cancer, good news on the breast cancer front is tempered by predictions that lung cancer deaths could rise more than 40 percent.