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Smartphone App Decreased Distracted Driving and Other Noteworthy Studies This Week

This piece is devoted to four exceptional papers in JAMA Network Open

Jul 13, 2024
Genes, Air Pollution Combine to Raise Lupus Risk

British data suggest how environmental and genetic factors add together

Jul 11, 2024
Nirsevimab Effectiveness Against Severe RSV Holds Up in Real-World Study

Monoclonal antibody also reduced PICU admissions, need for ventilatory support

Jul 10, 2024
Specialists Say There Are Benefits to Couples Sleeping Separately

More than one-third of Americans said they occasionally or consistently sleep in another room

Jul 10, 2024
Nirsevimab Effectiveness Against Severe RSV Holds Up in Real-World Study

Monoclonal antibody also reduced PICU admissions, need for ventilatory support

Specialists Say There Are Benefits to Couples Sleeping Separately

More than one-third of Americans said they occasionally or consistently sleep in another room

Pulmonology Case Studies

Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Do At-Home Testing Devices Measure Up?

Home test showed 52 apnea-hypopnea events per hour in woman with high blood pressure, weight gain

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Why Is a Fit Swimmer Breathless and Coughing Up Blood?

Case highlights a little-known, potentially dangerous, often recurrent condition of swimmers

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What's Behind the Hoarseness, Laryngeal Obstruction in a Healthy Nonsmoker?

Biopsy provides the key to this diagnostic puzzle

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Pandemic Lockdowns Might Have Prevented Wheeze in a Generation of Babies

Italian study emphasizes the role of RSV prophylaxis

Jul 09, 2024
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Primary Care COPD Clinic Could Be a Model for Lasting Survival Benefit

Nonphysician program linked to lower all- and specific-cause mortality risks

Jul 05, 2024
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Financial Incentives for Quitting Smoking: A Mixed Bag

Randomized trial of lower-income adults suffered significant losses to follow-up

Jul 04, 2024
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Another Person Tests Positive for Bird Flu, CDC Says

Colorado dairy worker becomes the fourth human case tied to dairy cattle outbreak

Jul 04, 2024
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Prevalence of Asthma Symptoms Lower for Kids Who Got COVID Vax

Data further support recommendations to vaccinate, physician says

Jul 03, 2024
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Supreme Court to Weigh If FDA Was Heavy-Handed With Its Flavored E-Cig Regulations

Agency is appealing a lower court ruling siding with vaping companies

Jul 03, 2024
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Vapers May Be Less Likely to Undergo Lung Cancer Screening

"Former smokers who use e-cigarettes remain at increased risk of lung cancer," researchers say

Jul 02, 2024
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Air Pollution in Childhood Tied to Bronchitis Symptoms in Adulthood

Link largely persisted when researchers adjusted for childhood respiratory conditions

Jul 01, 2024
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Trump's False Comment; H5N1 Pandemic Unfolding in Slo-Mo? Researcher's Fraud Charge

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Jul 01, 2024
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Antibiotic Overuse in Preemies' Early Life Tied to Higher Risk of BPD, Death

Findings suggest that early-onset sepsis concerns in those at low risk could have consequences

Jun 28, 2024
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A More Selective Enoxaparin Thromboprophylaxis Protocol May Be Safer for New Moms

The risk-stratified protocol was associated with fewer wound hematomas in single-center report

Jun 28, 2024
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CDC Advisors Back Updated COVID, Flu Vaccines for the Fall

ACIP also votes to recommend new pneumococcal vaccine for adults

Jun 28, 2024
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Opinion
The Promise of Bacteriophage Therapy to Fight Drug-Resistant Superbugs

A conversation on living with cystic fibrosis and the threat of antimicrobial resistance

Jun 27, 2024
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Climate Change and Its Negative Effects on Lung Health

Gregory Downey, MD, explains how rising temperatures are driving respiratory health problems

Jun 27, 2024
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