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This summer has been the hottest in history around the world, experts say. However, many may not realize the potential health risks high temperatures pose, especially lung health and to older Americans in particular.
In response, Dr. Marilyn Glassberg, MD, Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program, University of Miami Health System, Miami, ...
AARP released results of a survey this week as America marks the 80th anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes.
According to the national survey of adults, Social Security remains a core part of retirement ...
A New York City-based doctor was recently interviewed by PBS’ American Health Journal about his innovative nebulized platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment.
In the AHJ interview, Dr. Prabhat Soni, MD, FCCP, DABSM, DABOM, ABAARM, demonstrated his stem cell nebulizer mask and its effectiveness in treating lung problems, such as allergies, asthma ...
Premier healthcare innovation marketplace, Edison Nation Medical, and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), have announced a global search to uncover innovations for improving aerosol therapy for patients with respiratory disorders. Inhaled therapy has been routinely employed for over half a century in ambulatory patients with ...
3B Medical Inc., a sleep therapy equipment maker, this week filed suit
against competitor ResMed alleging several antitrust violations, reportedly including
trying to create a monopoly by “choosing winners and losers in the CMS
competitive bidding process by preferential pricing” and bullying customers.
In response, ResMed’s Global ...
MRC Technology, an independent life science research charity, recently announced a ‘call for targets’ to find new therapeutic concepts for treatment
of respiratory disease.
The worldwide call to academic researchers offers the opportunity to
collaborate with MRC Technology’s Centre for Therapeutic Discovery (CTD) on
target validation and ...
Name three community asthma programs supported by the federal government. Now, imagine what patients would do without them.
Due to budget shortfalls, Congress plans to cut federal grants to programs that support healthy outcomes in patients with asthma. These changes could take effect before the end of the year.
The latest budget proposal would ...
Most children do not know how to use their inhalers correctly. Whose fault is that? Care providers.
According to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Fewer than one in 10 children with asthma use traditional inhalers correctly. While children have more success with newer inhaler designs, at best only one child in four ...
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 whether it addresses environmental triggers as part of a comprehensive asthma program, fosters ...
Working home ventilation systems that dehumidify air while circulating it may help asthmatics sleep better at night, according to research reported from the United Kingdom.
Beginning with a theory that dehumidified air would lower concentrations of dust mites, which trigger asthma symptoms, Neil C. Thomson, MD, and colleagues from the University ...