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Article ID: 695577

Low Neighborhood “Walkability” Linked With Childhood Asthma

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Children living in neighborhoods that are not conducive to walking are more likely to develop asthma and to continue to have this condition through later childhood, according to a new study published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Article ID: 695258

Immunocompromised Patients with Sepsis May Face Higher Mortality at Hospitals Treating Small Numbers of Such Patients

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Immunosuppressed patients with sepsis appear more likely to die if they are treated in a hospital caring for a relatively small number of these patients, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Article ID: 695377

Ban E-cigarette Flavourings and Misleading Ads to Protect Youth, Says International Respiratory Group

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In a statement published in the European Respiratory Journal, a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents have warned of the dangers posed to children and adolescents by electronic cigarettes [1].

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Article ID: 694424

Poor Seniors Less Likely to Survive Nursing Home After ICU Stay

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A first-of-its-kind study has found that seniors who are insured by Medicaid are less likely to survive in a nursing home after an ICU stay than seniors covered by Medicare and commercial insurance. The study was presented at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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Article ID: 694406

Widely Used E-cigarette Flavoring Impairs Lung Function

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A new study has found that a common e-cigarette flavoring that has chemical characteristics similar to toxic chemicals found in cigarette smoke disrupts an important mechanism of the lungs’ anti-bacterial defense system. The study was presented at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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Article ID: 694410

AVATS Surgery Shown to Be Option for Patients Deemed “Inoperable”

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A new study demonstrates that awake video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (AVATS) – a minimally invasive procedure that is done under local anesthesia and sedation – is a safe and effective alternative for patients with poor lung function and lung cancer who would normally be precluded from having surgery due to its risks. The study was presented at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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Article ID: 694429

Air Pollution Associated With Acute Respiratory Distress Hospitalization of Elderly

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In a new study, researchers found significant associations between seniors’ long-term exposure to two types of air pollution and hospitalization for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The study was presented at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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Article ID: 694402

Medicaid Expansion Associated with Decline in ICU Stays

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A new study suggests that states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) saw a decline in ICU utilization among patients hospitalized for conditions for which hospitalizations may have been prevented through early interventions.

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Article ID: 694403

Worst Form of Black Lung Disease Appears Resurgent Among Coal Miners

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Progressive massive fibrosis (PMF), the most debilitating and deadly form of black lung disease, is increasing among U.S. coal miners despite the implementation of dust controls decades ago, according to new research presented at the ATS 2018 International Conference.

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11-May-2018 11:35 AM EDT
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