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Respiratory Conferences, Events, and Education

Respiratory Conferences &
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FSRC 2014 Sunshine Seminar
08/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Florida Society for Respiratory Care

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cardio , pulmonary , vascular , thoracic , heart , lungs , sleep apnea , asthma

Monday, July 28, 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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Trees Save Lives, Reduce Respiratory Problems

In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, US Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidents of acute respiratory sym... Continue Reading


New Device Detects Deadly Lung Disease

A scientist from the University of Exeter has developed a simple, cheap and highly accurate device for diagnosing a frequently fatal lung disease which attacks immune deficient individuals such as cancer patients and bone marrow transplant recipients... Continue Reading


Fist-Bumps, High-Fives More Hygienic Than Handshakes

A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control provides further evidence that fist-bumps are a more hygienic alternative to handshakes or high-fives in a healthcare setting. Dave Whitworth, PhD, of Aberystwyth University in the United King... Continue Reading


Drug Approved To Treat Rare Disorder Associated With Anesthesia

Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ryanodex® (dantrolene sodium) for injectable suspension indicated for the treatment of malignant hyperthermia (MH), along with the appropriate supporti... Continue Reading


Annual Financial Cost Of COPD $36 Billion In US: CDC report

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announced today the Online First publication of "Total and State-Specific Medical and Absenteeism Costs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years in the United States for 201... Continue Reading


In Asthma, It’s Not Just What You Smell, But What You Think You Smell

New research from the Monell Center reveals that simply believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure. The findings highlight the role that expectations can play ... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

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Clinical Services Ssupervisor (Hospice - Home Care)
Presbyterian Medical Services
Farmington, NM

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Superior Home Health
San Antonio, TX

Nurse Practitioner
Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio Region
Dayton, Ohio

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
Pasco Hernando State College
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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
Pasco Hernando State College
Florida

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