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Chinese doctor’s poem published in the journal CHEST highlights role of smog in lung cancer cases
January 17, 2017 - Chinese doctor’s poem published in the journal CHEST highlights role of smog in lung cancer cases
Reddit AMA: Sepsis
January 11, 2017 - Dr. Steven Q. Simpson, CHEST member, recently led an Ask Me Anything (AMA) for Reddit on sepsis.
Hot in CHEST October 2016
October 14, 2016 - Each month, Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's October, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
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Healthcare News

In septic shock vasopressin not better than norepinephrine
August 11, 2016 - Vasopressin was no better than norepinephrine in preventing kidney failure when used as a first-line treatment for septic shock
Different approaches can combat negative online reviews
August 04, 2016 - Like most physicians, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith was used to receiving the occasional negative online review about her practice.
GERD and sleep disorders often go hand in glove
July 28, 2016 - Gastroesophageal reflux disease is fertile soil for medical and psychiatric comorbid conditions, with sleep disorders leading the way
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Press Releases

Insomnia Prevalent in Patients With Asthma
December 08, 2016 - A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh has found that insomnia is highly prevalent in adults with asthma and is also associated with worse asthma control, depression and anxiety symptoms and other quality of life and health issues. The study results are published in the current issue of the journal CHEST.
Sleep Apnea Can Contribute to Recurring Pulmonary Embolism
December 08, 2016 - Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a major risk for patients suffering from venous thromboembolism (VTE) and can often be fatal. While advanced age, lack of exercise, and obesity all contribute to PE, it has been hypothesized that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may also promote the formation of blood clots. Because VTE is a chronic condition with reoccurring episodes of PE, researchers wanted to examine how OSA affected the rate of repeat PE occurrence. They found that after the first PE, OSA increases the risk for PE recurrence. Their results are published in the December issue of CHEST.
Global Response to Fight AIDS Urgently Needed this World AIDS Day
November 21, 2016 - In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is calling to strengthen the response to HIV/AIDS.
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January 2017 #pulmCC Twitter Chat: Improving Lung Health Through Pulmonary Rehabilitation
January 17, 2017 - Join us Thursday, January 26, at 8:00 pm Central/9:00 pm Eastern when we discuss another hot topic in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The topic? Pulmonary rehabilitation.
Join the CHEST Foundation Champions Circle
December 13, 2016 - Your donations this giving season to the CHEST Foundation, unlock knowledge and put it into practice to improve patient outcomes and champion lung health.
Hot in CHEST December 2016
December 08, 2016 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's December, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
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