In a letter to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler members of the scientific community expressed concern about the agency’s decision to dissolve pollutant-specific advisory panels, including one charged with setting the National Ambient Air...
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Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical...
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In an era of personalized medicine, physicians treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should consider individualized therapy depending on disease severity and the cost and availability of medications. However, some...
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Middle-aged adults with lung disease may be at greater risk of developing dementia or cognitive impairment later in life, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical...
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In response to today’s shocking data from the CDC documenting a 78 percent increase e-cigarette use among high schoolers and a 48 percent increase among middle schoolers, the FDA is finally taking concrete action to regulate tobacco products.
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Only a tiny fraction of patients hospitalized for COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, participate in a pulmonary rehabilitation program following hospitalization, even though such programs are recommended and Medicare covers their cost,...
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The American Thoracic Society is gravely concerned and disappointed in the FDA’s decision to approve over the counter epinephrine (Primatene Mist HFA) for consumer use to treat asthma. The ATS is a medical professional society dedicated to the...
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Babies with cystic fibrosis may breathe better by inhaling hypertonic saline, according to a randomized controlled trial conducted in Germany and published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care...
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