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Friday, March 6, 2015

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading

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Twitter Helps Smokers Kick The Habit, UCI-Stanford Study Finds

When subjects in a smoking cessation program tweet each other regularly, they’re more successful at kicking the habit, according to a study by UC Irvine and Stanford University researchers. Specifically, daily “automessages” that encourage and direct... Continue Reading

Raising Tobacco Sales Age To 21 Is Best Way To Prevent Lifelong Addiction

Raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 would save lives by preventing adolescents from ever taking up smoking, a new report suggests. The minimum age to buy tobacco products in most of the country is 18. In a new white paper released today... Continue Reading

Marijuana: The Allergen You Never Knew Existed

Growing up, you may have been given reasons for not smoking marijuana. What you may not have heard is that marijuana, like other pollen-bearing plants, is an allergen which can cause allergic responses. A new article published in the Annals of Allerg... Continue Reading

Pregnant Women With Asthma Need To Curb Urge To Ask For Antibiotics

Getting sick when you’re pregnant is especially difficult, but women whose children are at risk for developing asthma should avoid antibiotics, according to a new study. The study, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scien... Continue Reading

High Stress For New Mothers Increases Secondhand Smoke Risk For Infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that include... Continue Reading

Cardiac And Respiratory Function Supported By Abdominal Muscles In Muscular Dystrophy

The muscular dystrophies are known to target various muscle groups differentially. In addition to making limb muscles weak, muscular dystrophy (MD) can also lead to decreased function of specific muscles involved in respiration causing breathing diff... Continue Reading

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Registered Respiratory Therapist Part Time Evenings
St Joseph Home

UCP of South Florida
Miami, Florida

Director / Instructor of Respiratory Therapy Program
San Juan College

Director / Instructor of Respiratory Therapy Program
San Juan College

Director / Instructor of Respiratory Therapy Program
San Juan College
New Mexico

Respiratory Care Practitioner
Lehigh Valley Respiratory Care
East Petersburg, Pennsylvania

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