Lung Health News
US Life Expectancy Falls, as Many Kinds of Death Increase
A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago
Parisians Grapple With Worst Winter Pollution in a Decade
Cough, splutter: Facing its worse winter pollution in 10 years, Paris is employing both carrot and stick to encourage people to leave cars at home and take public transport
Donald Trump Sparks Debate Over Air Force One
The "GMA" team of insiders analyzes some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Trump Flies to North Carolina Rally With 'Mad Dog' Mattis
The president-elect tweeted dissatisfaction with plans for "Trump Force One."
A Look at Fidel Castro's Controversial Legacy in Cuba
For almost five decades, Communist revolutionary Fidel Castro ruled the island nation of Cuba and was a thorn in the side of some United States presidents who viewed his tyrannical military state as a near and present threat to freedom in the Western world. Under his leadership, the small country
3 of Cuba's Major Medical Achievements
Despite being an island largely cut off from much of the world due to a decades-long embargo, Cuba has managed to build a robust health system that has been credited with some major medical advancements in recent years. A 2012 study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that
EPA Begins Process to Regulate Toxic, Widely Used Chemicals
The Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of toxic chemicals that will be the first reviewed under a recently enacted law that gives regulators increased authority to ban substances shown to endanger human health
Death Toll From Australia's Thunderstorm Asthma Reaches 8
Eight people have died and one person remains on life support more than a week after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma struck Australia's second-largest city
Man with lung disease finishes marathon towing oxygen tank
A man with a terminal lung disease completed the Seattle Marathon in just under 11 hours Sunday while towing his oxygen tank. KOMO-TV reported that Evans Wilson, 62, walked the entire 26.2-mile race Sunday and finished in 10 hours and 55 minutes. He began the marathon at approximately 6 a.m. local
Terminally Ill Man Takes On Marathon Towing Oxygen Tank to Raise Awareness for Pulmonary Fibrosis
A terminally ill man took on the daunting task of finishing a marathon on Sunday to draw attention to the disease that is killing him: pulmonary fibrosis.