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Respiratory Conferences, Events, and Education

Respiratory Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

FSRC 2014 Space Coast Cardiopulmonary Conference
04/17/2014 - 04/18/2014
Florida Society for Respiratory Care

2014 CSRC State Conference
04/30/2014 - 05/02/2014
Colorado Society for Respiratory Care

28th Advances in Respiratory Care Conference
05/15/2014 - 05/16/2014
American Lung Association in Nevada

ATS 2014 International Conference
05/16/2014 - 05/21/2014
American Thoracic Society

ISRC Annual Conference 2014
05/28/2014 - 05/30/2014
Illinois Society for Respiratory Care

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Related Terms:
cardio , pulmonary , vascular , thoracic , heart , lungs , sleep apnea , asthma

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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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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Double Lung Transplant Patient Does The Hustle Up the Hancock

In the past nine years Sarah Ridder and seven of her family members have been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis. Two brothers and two sisters have since died from the disease. Ridder believes her father and paternal ... Continue Reading


Severe Sleep Apnea Linked To Increased Risk Of Stroke, Cancer, Death

A new study shows that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death. Results of the 20-year follow-up study show that people with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea... Continue Reading


Student Inventors Win More Than $71,000 At Bench-to-Bedside Competition

University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded nearly $72,000 in prize money at the Utah State Capitol. Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than... Continue Reading


'Nano-Anesthesia': A New Approach to Local Anesthesia?

A technique using anesthesia-containing nanoparticles—drawn to the targeted area of the body by magnets—could one day provide a useful alternative to nerve block for local anesthesia in patients, suggests an experimental study in the issue of Anesthe... Continue Reading


UPDATE: Statement Released From American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Regarding Provider Utilization and Payment Data

Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the data set, the Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File (Physician and Other Supplier PUF), with information on serv... Continue Reading


Germophobes Beware: Coughs And Sneezes Create Floating Clouds

The next time you hear an "achoo!" nearby, shield yourself. A new study shows people blow out gas clouds when they sneeze or cough - and these clouds propel germs further than previously thought. Scientists at MIT studied how coughs and sneezes move... Continue Reading


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