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Lung function decline accelerates in menopausal women

Menopausal women appear to experience an accelerated decline in lung function, according to new research published online ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care ...

Dec 02, 2016
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E-cigarettes may harm teens' lung health

E-cigarette use among teenagers is growing dramatically, and public health experts are concerned that these devices may be a gateway to smoking. Now, new research indicates that even if these young e-cigarette users do not ...

Nov 17, 2016
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Same-day CT imaging cuts unnecessary bronchoscopy

(HealthDay)—Computed tomography (CT) imaging of the chest on the same day as a scheduled bronchoscopic procedure can identify partial or total resolution of some lung nodules and reduce unnecessary procedures, according ...

Oct 28, 2016
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Carbon monoxide poisoning deaths down 1999 to 2014

(HealthDay)—From 1999 to 2014 the numbers of deaths, both accidental and intentional, due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning significantly declined in the United States, according to a study published in the October issue ...

Oct 24, 2016
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ICU clinicians cautiously support electronic portals

(HealthDay)—Clinicians are cautiously supportive of an electronic portal to enhance communication in the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a study published online Oct. 4 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Oct 24, 2016
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American Thoracic Society

American Thoracic Society (ATS ), established in 1905, is an independently incorporated, international, educational and scientific society, serving its 18,000 members worldwide who are dedicated in respiratory and critical care medicine. The Society aims to help to prevent and fight respiratory disease by promoting research, education, patient care, and advocacy, ultimately to decrease morbidity and mortality from respiratory diseases.

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