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Article ID: 690077

Why Is Mining-Related Lung Disease on the Rise?

University of Illinois at Chicago

The passage of critical mine health and safety legislation in the late 1960s, along with advances in technology and safety practices, helped to decrease the prevalence of lung diseases for miners. But starting in the mid-1990s, there was a significant documented increase in lung diseases among coal workers, especially among younger workers.

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23-Feb-2018 3:55 PM EST
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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: 689595

Asthma Medication Linked to Infertility in Women

University of Adelaide

Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide.

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15-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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    14-Feb-2018 10:00 AM EST

Article ID: 689043

Leading Cancer Organizations Provide Guidance on Understanding and Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

New guidelines developed collaboratively by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) offer clinicians much needed recommendations for assessment and management of side effects related to immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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6-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689482

A Little Preparation Means Sending Your Allergic Camper Off with Confidence This Summer

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

5 tips from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology for parents who’d like to send their child with allergies or asthma to summer camp, and still keep them safe.

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14-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689241

LJI researchers reveal how to undermine immune cell mobilization in allergic inflammation.

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

LJI researchers report mechanisms used by a subgroup of ILCs, known as ILC2 cells, to undergo maturation required for them to mount an effective immune response. These discoveries suggest a novel approach to treat inflammatory disease caused by overactive ILC2s.

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Article ID: 689323

Opioid Use Increases Risk Of Serious Infections

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Opioid users have a significantly increased risk of infections severe enough to require treatment at the hospital, such as pneumonia and meningitis, as compared to people who don’t use opioids.

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9-Feb-2018 5:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 689229

Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis

Wayne State University Division of Research

Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team found that the majority of Legionnaires’ disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in Genesee County, Michigan

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8-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689177

Expert Sees 'Steady Stream' of Black Lung Cases as CDC Releases New Findings

West Virginia University

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7-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST
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