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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

ATS Objects to the EPA’s Move to Silence the Input of Scientists

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Today the EPA announced a new policy regarding who can serve on the agency’s scientific advisory boards. In earlier comments, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt had questioned the “independence, and the veracity and the transparency of those...
31-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

E-Cigarettes May Trigger Unique and Potentially Damaging Immune Responses

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E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory...
18-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clean Power Plan Repeal is Irresponsible in the Face of Scientific Evidence: ATS

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“The decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan flies in the face of scientific evidence of the dangers air pollution poses to public health, and we cannot keep silent on this,” said George Thurston, ScD, chair of the ATS Environmental Health...
10-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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