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Posts tagged breathing

November 6, 2013

 

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It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.

July 27, 2010

 

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I Have Asthma. Should I Avoid Fast Food?

Your doctor may have told you to avoid certain things if you have asthma. Is fast food something to avoid?

May 15, 2009

 

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When It Smells Like Rain

It smells like rain, but how? Find out in today's A Moment of Science.

January 6, 2005

 

Premature Sleep Apnea

Could caffeine save someones life? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 30, 2004

 

Too Cold to Exercise?

Could your lungs actually freeze from breathing too hard in the frigid cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Estrogen and Breathing

First, sleep apnea is a disorder in which air is obstructed to some degree from entering a person’s body while he or she sleeps. Usually, this is because the tongue or other muscles relax and block the air passage.

September 27, 2003

 

Why It Isn’t Easy Being Blue

Ever wonder if you can actually turn blue while holding your breath? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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