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February 2010 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views

FDA Says LABAs Shouldn't Be Used Alone to Treat Asthma
February 22, 2010 8:22 AM by Colleen Mullarkey
Long-acting beta agonists should never be used alone in the treatment of asthma in children or adults, the FDA announced yesterday . Manufacturers must now include this warning on product labeling and take other steps to reduce the overall use of these Read More...
Free Asthma Screenings Scheduled for May
February 19, 2010 10:46 AM by Vern Enge
The American College of Asthma, Allergies and Immunology is once again sponsoring free asthma screenings. Read More...
Thanks Bloggers for the Posts
February 18, 2010 1:51 PM by Mike Bederka
Two of our bloggers are moving on to other ventures, so we wanted to take the opportunity to thank B.J. Smith and Kim Curtis for their great posts over the years. Check out some of their most popular blogs from The Respiratory Resolution and Going Into Read More...
What Do Therapists Know About Third-Hand Smoke?
February 10, 2010 10:54 AM by Vern Enge
OK. You know all about the inherent dangers of smoking. You know of the insidious threats from second-hand smoke. But third-hand smoke? That's a completely new term in respiratory care circles. Here's the story behind the terminology. Old tobacco smoke Read More...
Celebrity NASCAR Event Seeks to Screen 1 Million for COPD
February 5, 2010 10:48 AM by Vern Enge
A major health care effort to screen 1 million people for COPD will kick off later this month, thanks to the combined efforts of NASCAR, the American Lung Association, the COPD Foundation, and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Organized under a campaign Read More...
Applications Now Open For EPA Asthma Awards
February 3, 2010 1:03 PM by Vern Enge
Here's something new for your consideration as an asthma education specialist. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently accepting applications for its National Environment Leadership Award in Asthma Management. Look at your program to see Read More...
Top Tweets of January
February 1, 2010 8:43 AM by Mike Bederka
Here's what readers clicked on most frequently in January. Follow us on Twitter at . * Swine flu might come back strong. Is 3rd wave on horizon? * Exhaled Nitric Oxide Shows Promise For COPD. Read More...


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