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September 2010 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views

ADVANCE Named 'Website of The Month'
September 20, 2010 12:53 PM by Mike Bederka
Thank you to the blog SometimesIBreathe for naming ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine as its "Website of the Month." The blog recognized ADVANCE as a "resourceful tool for graduating students." We're pleased to offer the magazine free to Read More...
Study: Smoking Cessation Saves Lives -- and Money
September 15, 2010 1:48 PM by Mike Bederka
We all know helping smokers to quit saves lives, but new research provides hard evidence that states can reap favorable economic benefits by getting people to kick the habit. Released this week, the American Lung Association study provides a nationwide Read More...
Black Lung Disease
September 3, 2010 7:29 AM by Mike Bederka
Mine cave-ins grab the headlines and are unquestionably tragic. But black lung disease claims far more miners' lives, covertly, insidiously, without the miner's headlamp of publicity shining on it, exposing it to the public's attention. Black lung occurs Read More...
Oil Spill Clean-Up Associated With Respiratory Problems
September 1, 2010 7:34 AM by Mike Bederka
We may not know the full health impact of the recent Gulf oil disaster for years to come. In 2002, the Prestige oil tanker spilled 67,000 tons of oil off the coast of Spain. A new study examined the respiratory effects and chromosomal damage in 501 clean-up Read More...


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