A new study published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society examines ways to increase the use of prone positioning for patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and develops specific implementation strategies...
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New research findings contradict statements linking wearing face masks to carbon dioxide poisoning by trapping CO2. During the COVID-19 pandemic the wearing of face masks has become a highly political issue with some individuals falsely claiming...
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Today, the ATS Research Program announced three research grant opportunities with support from 4DMedical, a global medical technology company with a focus on lung health. With a total grant support of $150,000, each of the three $50,000 grants will...
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Today, the leadership of the American Thoracic Society issued the following statement in response to the recent executive order by the Trump Administration:
On Sept. 22 the President signed an executive order titled “Combating Race and Sex...
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World Lung Day 2020: Respiratory Groups Call for Research to Prevent, Detect and Treat Respiratory Infections
Today, on World Lung Day (WLD), the American Thoracic Society is united with members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) and WLD partner organizations to advocate for respiratory health globally and call for more research to...
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A new Viewpoint piece published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society examines the ways in which COVID-19 disproportionately impacts historically disadvantaged communities of color in the United States, and how baseline inequalities...
22-Sep-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The ATS Research Program is pleased to announce a new one-year grant supporting sarcoidosis research. The award by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals provides $50,000 in funding.
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Today, the CDC released data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey showing that in 2020, 20 percent of high school students and nearly 5 percent of middle school students used e-cigarettes. Most concerning, the data shows that among youth...
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I'm a public health physician and scientist and I'm blocking the path of an oil pipeline to protect health
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@atscommunity members join #CDC to craft guidance on #vaping associated lung injury. Available for comment.
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