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    16-Feb-2018 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 689381

Women Who Clean at Home or Work Face Increased Lung Function Decline

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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13-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689357

ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship Awardee Named

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Jeremy Orr, MD, of University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the new ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship in Noninvasive Ventilation (NIV) in COPD.

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12-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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    8-Feb-2018 12:15 AM EST

Article ID: 689124

Thousands of Lives Would Be Saved If Counties Met ATS Clean Air Standards

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Thousands of lives would be saved each year, and many more serious illnesses avoided, if U.S. counties met standards set by the American Thoracic Society for the two most important air pollutants, according to a new report by the ATS and the Marron Institute of Urban Management at New York University.

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7-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 688995

Northwestern University Researcher Announced as ATS Foundation/Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Research Fellowship in Sarcoidosis Awardee

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Deborah Winter, PhD, of Northwestern University has been awarded the new ATS Foundation/Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Research Fellowship in Sarcoidosis.

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5-Feb-2018 2:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 688473

Study Shows a Potential New Approach to Opioid Crisis

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

In a six-month study recently concluded, a research unit affiliated with two hospital institutions and a university in Ottawa found that a reduction in the number of cigarettes smoked daily also reduced a smoker’s dependence on opioids.

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25-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688368

National Academy of Sciences Report Raises Substantial Concerns About E-Cigarettes

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

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23-Jan-2018 3:55 PM EST
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    12-Jan-2018 12:15 AM EST

Article ID: 687619

Asthma Costs the U.S. Economy More than $80 Billion Per Year

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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9-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687767

Save the Date! Cover ATS 2018 in San Diego

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Beginning on May 20*, the ATS 2018 International Conference in San Diego will give journalists like you what they have come to expect from the biggest gathering of scientists and clinicians in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Register now

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10-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687209

ATS Foundation Announces Unrestricted Research Grants to Improve Respiratory Health Worldwide

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The American Thoracic Society Foundation has announced that 16 researchers have been awarded unrestricted research grants totaling more than $1 million to advance pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine around the world. These one-year, $40,000 grants can be used to support basic science, patient-oriented, and public health research.

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21-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST
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    20-Dec-2017 12:15 AM EST

Article ID: 687068

Smoking Cessation Drug May Increase Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Event

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Varenicline, one of the most commonly prescribed drugs for helping people quit smoking, may put them at higher risk for a cardiovascular event, according to new research published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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19-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST
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