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#Breathing

From TheJournal.ie Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year Breathing

Traffic pollution causing 1,700 new cases of asthma in Ireland every year

It means 150 in every 100,000 children here are diagnosed with asthma as a result of traffic pollution.

From TheJournal.ie Children born today will die 20 months sooner than expected because of air pollution Breathing

Children born today will die 20 months sooner than expected because of air pollution

The new research shows that air pollution now rivals smoking as a fact in life expectancy reduction.

From The42 Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential Column

Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

13 things that will only make sense if you grew up with asthma

It ain’t easy being wheezy.

From TheJournal.ie TB hasn't gone away - it's a silent killer World Tb Day

TB hasn't gone away - it's a silent killer

The disease affects 9 million people around the world every year.

From TheJournal.ie Patient group launched for people with severe respiratory disease Support

Patient group launched for people with severe respiratory disease

COPD is a lung condition that makes it hard for sufferers to breathe due to obstruction of the airways.

From TheJournal.ie 50 asthma deaths a year 'is too high' Asthma

50 asthma deaths a year 'is too high'

The Asthma Society of Ireland is urging people to learn about how to handle an asthma emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study Asthma

Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study

Meanwhile, a separate study says that a woman’s occupation during pregnancy can increase the child’s likelihood of developing asthma.