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Organizations Support the President's September Decision to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes from the Market
November 19, 2019 - Medical and education community groups support President Trump and his Administration’s September 11 announcement to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market.
CHEST announces Dr. Stephanie Levine as the 82nd President of the American College of Chest Physicians
November 14, 2019 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has announced Dr. Stephanie Levine as its new President, effective Nov. 1. At CHEST 2019, the annual meeting of CHEST, the organization also confirmed the appointments of Dr. Steven Simpson as President-Elect and Dr. David Schulman as President-Designate and honored Dr. Clayton Cowl, who completed his term as President and became Immediate Past President of CHEST.
All together to end COPD: CHEST and The Forum of International Respiratory Societies
November 12, 2019 - The goal of World COPD Day is to raise awareness and present new knowledge and novel therapeutic strategies for COPD worldwide. This year, the 18th annual World COPD Day will take place on November 20, 2019.
Vaping update: 2019 outbreak of lung disease associated with e-cigarettes
October 20, 2019 - The update will include a brief introduction to e-cigarette product usage and associated exposures, an overview of the CDC response to the outbreak and CDC resources, lessons learned from sentinel case clusters reported from Wisconsin/Illinois and North Carolina and results of recent toxicological research identifying effects of e-cigarette exposures on pulmonary lipid homeostasis and innate immunity.
Old school blood pressure medication prevent COPD exacerbations
October 20, 2019 - Acute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations may be reduced by beta-blockers, a medication widely used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure, according to a featured trial released in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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