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By Stephanie Sy, Courtney Norris
There's been a heated debate lately about gas stoves and potential government regulation. The fire was lit last week after a member of a federal consumer agency suggested the government might ban them in newly built homes. That was quickly…
By Miles O'Brien, Will Toubman
This poses a particular threat for areas like Fresno, California, which is disproportionately affected by pollution year-round.
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
An industry once based on small, independent farms is evolving into large operations housing thousands of animals under one roof. The change is helping make beef, poultry and pork more affordable. But animal waste from the mega-farms has fouled waters.
By John Flesher, Associated Press
The recognition that health care extends beyond the walls of hospitals and doctor’s offices is growing. In Greensboro, North Carolina, advocacy groups, sociologists and medical practitioners are taking a creative approach to uncovering the root causes of disease, with a…
By John Yang
By Laura Santhanam
Health care providers around Houston and across Texas cobble together resources for patients of cancer and other chronic illnesses who have been displaced after Hurricane Harvey.
By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Death rates for older adults with asthma are five times that of younger patients, according to a new review of asthma among seniors. And medical complications are more common.
By Andrew Wagner
Thanks to advances in Bluetooth technology, smartphones have turned into the newest weapon in the fight against asthma.
By PBS NewsHour
By Kristin Hugo
A new study suggests many adult asthma patients are misdiagnosed or improperly managed, which leads to unnecessary drug treatments.
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