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Coarse Particulate Matter May Increase Asthma Risk


Children exposed to coarse particulate matter may be more likely to develop asthma and to be treated in an ER or be hospitalized for the condition, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of...
12-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Wildfires: ATS Recommendations


This past weekend brought fierce Santa Ana Winds to Southern California that are expected to last all week. As of this writing, major fires are burning in Ventura County and other areas within Los Angeles County. The South Coast Air Quality...
11-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Consuming Sugary Drinks During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Mid-childhood

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Dec. 5, 2017─Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in early childhood or their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant, according to new...
5-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

ATS Spreads Message about the Dangers of Flavored Tobacco in New Video


Educating the public about the dangers of tobacco addiction has long been a priority for the American Thoracic Society, which provides scientifically-supported arguments to counter Big Tobacco’s marketing and lobbying efforts. Now, the ATS is...
16-Nov-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Guidelines Issued for Diagnosis and Care of LAM, a Rare Lung Disease


The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) have published additional clinical practice guidelines regarding four specific questions related to the diagnosis of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and management of...
15-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Editorial: Use Big Tobacco’s Nov 26 Corrective Statements to Reduce Smoking


The court-ordered publication of “corrective statements” by major U.S. tobacco companies later this month should serve as a reminder that tobacco addiction remains a major health problem in the country and that Big Tobacco has a long history of...
15-Nov-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may put elderly people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
7-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Research Fellowship in IPF Funded by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


The ATS Foundation continues to support researchers committed to improving the lives of patients with respiratory disease. Today, the Foundation announces its new ATS Foundation/Boehringer Ingelheim Research Fellowship in idiopathic pulmonary...
7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

ATS Expert Available to Comment on CDC’s Latest Report on E-Cigarettes and Teens


15-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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