Over the 5 decades spanned by the 1964 and 2014 reports of the Surgeon General, enormous gains have been made in our understanding of how smoking harms respiratory health.
2014-03-10 Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children-
Although childhood food allergies are on the rise overall, the spike in these allergies among black children is alarming, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. It remains unclear if this sharp increase is the result of better detection or some trigger in the environment.
2014-03-05 Biologic May Tame Severe Asthma-
Lebrikizumab, a novel monoclonal antibody against the inflammatory cytokine IL-13, might have reduced exacerbations in severe asthma in a randomized trial, although manufacturing problems undermined any conclusions.