breath \ 'breth\ n [ME breth]
a. the air taken into or expelled from the lungs. (I was gasping for breath.) b. an inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs. (She drew in a quick breath.) c. (archaic) the power of breathing; life. d. SPIRIT, ANIMATION— synonyms: life, life force; in one breath : almost simultaneously

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The food is delicious. Don't gobble, breathe!

The food is delicious. Don’t gobble, breathe!

Researchers using models of a human throat, mouth and nasal cavities have analyzed how air flows through your mouth when you are eating. In a recent study, they explain how food particles called “volatiles” make their way from the back of your mouth into your nose where you smell them–which then allows you taste the food. Called...
Fast Facts About Legionnaires' Disease

Fast Facts About Legionnaires’ Disease

A recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has been reported in the South Bronx of New York City and has resulted in 10 deaths. The victims were infected by inhaling the deadly bacteria in a mist or vapor from the contaminated source, which in this case was a cooling tower that had failed to be cleaned or...