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World Lung Cancer Day 2019 Fact Sheet
July 31, 2019 - Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. World Lung Cancer Day is a great opportunity for us all to raise awareness about lung cancer, highlighting the key risk factors as well as screening and treatment options.
2019 Journal CHEST(R) Impact Factor Update
June 27, 2019 - The journal CHEST® has just been awarded an impact factor of 9.657, the highest in its history,
Celebration of Pediatrics
November 19, 2018 - Join CHEST, in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics, for the Celebration of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep conference on February 15-17, 2019 in Orlando!
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Press Releases

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.
Aclidinium is safe and reduces COPD flare-ups, regardless of recent exacerbations
October 14, 2019 - The long-acting bronchodilator aclidinium bromide (AB) is safe for patients at increased risk for heart attack and stroke and reduces the risk of new exacerbations in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), regardless of whether they have had an exacerbation in the preceding year.
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#CHESTChat: Driving Innovation in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
October 15, 2019 - Join us for our #CHESTChat on Monday, October 21. We'll discuss driving Innovation in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
October 2019 Twitter #CHESTChat: Be in the Know: CHEST 2019
September 24, 2019 - In the October 2019 Twitter #CHESTChat, we’ll discuss tips to get ready for CHEST 2019, anticipated sessions, not to be missed activities, and what first-time attendees need to know.

August 2019 Twitter #CHESTChat: Leveraging Simulation for Medical Education
August 09, 2019 - In this Twitter #CHESTChat, we’ll discuss the benefits, barriers, and more associated with simulation in medical education.
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