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


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...
13-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship Awardee Named


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.
12-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


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...
7-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


Deborah Winter, PhD, of Northwestern University has been awarded the new ATS Foundation/Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Research Fellowship in Sarcoidosis.
5-Feb-2018 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows a Potential New Approach to Opioid Crisis


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.
25-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


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.
9-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Save the Date! Cover ATS 2018 in San Diego


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...
10-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ATS Foundation Announces Unrestricted Research Grants to Improve Respiratory Health Worldwide


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...
21-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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


23-Jan-2018 3:55 PM EST

Tobacco Companies to Admit to Deceiving Public About Smoking’s Health Risks


21-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Repealing the Clean Power Plan Would Be Irresponsible: ATS


4-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT

The ATSIs Disappointed the Court Stops Review of EPA Rule to Limit Carbon Pollution and Address Climate Change #ATSadvocacy

28-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Human Health Is Being Harmed by #climatechange: ATS Member Dr. Mary Rice.


28-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT

ATS Expert: World Pneumonia Day Nov. 12; Experts Roomi Nusrat, MD, and Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD


“Pneumonia is the top infection-linked killer of children globally,” says Roomi Nusrat, MD, a member of the American Thoracic Society’s Pneumonia Working Group and Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly. “It is responsible for more...
7-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST

Candida auris Emerging Form of Serious Infections.


7-Nov-2016 12:55 PM EST

ATS Expert Pitch: Michael Niederman, MD, Available for Comment on Pneumonia Diagnosis and Treatment


12-Sep-2016 9:20 AM EDT

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