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Infectious Disease

Smoking cannabis may increase the risk of respiratory disease such as chronic bronchitis, but quitting is likely to reduce the symptoms. It is unknown at this time whether cannabis use is linked to the development of COPD or asthma.

CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked

t looks like the flu season has peaked in the United States, though there has been a recent rise in the number of cases involving a more severe flu strain.