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Nearly Half Of US Medical Care Comes From Emergency Rooms

Nearly half of all US medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). And...
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New Exercises Help Athletes Manage Dangerous Breathing Disorder

A novel set of breathing techniques developed at National Jewish Health help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise. V...
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Large Increase In Rate Of Death From Chronic Respiratory Diseases

Between 1980 and 2014, the rate of death from chronic respiratory diseases, such as COPD, increased by nearly 30% overall in the US, although this trend varied by county, sex,...
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Key Component Of Respiratory Center Identified

Star-shaped cells called astrocytes are much more than simple support cells in the brain. In a new study on mice, researchers at Karolinska Institutet demonstrate that they al...
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Thriving At Home: One Year After A Marathon Surgery

Thriving at Home: One Year After a Marathon Surgery to Separate Them, Formerly Conjoined Twins Jadon and Anias McDonald “Achieve New Milestones Every Day” One year after an i...
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Age-Related Hearing Loss And Communication Breakdown In The Clinical Setting

It was not uncommon for older adults to report mishearing a physician or nurse in a primary care or hospital setting, according to a study published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Hea...
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App Review Breath Training Available From The AppStore™

The first company offering interactive, clinically-proven breath training via a smartphone, BreatheSimple™, today announced launch of their new consumer application. It is es...
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Many Happy Returns

One-year-old Elias will never remember all the doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals who took care of him for the first five months of his life, but his parents...
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WashU Expert: CHIP Demise Devastating To Millions Of American Children

Congress allowed the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire Oct. 1, leading to the demise of one of the most successful government programs ever implemen...
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Children Without Allergies Can Still Be Afflicted With Asthma-Like Coughing And Wheezing

Doctors have long wondered why children without allergies can still be afflicted with asthma-like coughing and wheezing. In a new study, Cleveland Clinic researchers have iden...
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Early 'Full-Term' Babies May Have Poorer Respiratory Fitness Through Adolescence And Young Adulthood

Babies born early in a full-term pregnancy range may be more likely to have poor cardiorespiratory fitness through adolescence and young adulthood, according to new research i...
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Antibiotics Used To Treat Cystic Fibrosis Increases Risk Of Permanent Hearing Loss

A powerful class of antibiotics provides life-saving relief for people with cystic fibrosis; however, a new study for the first time reveals the levels at which high cumulativ...
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Restoring Breathing Capacity In Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy By Activating The Brain

New research published in The Journal of Physiology today suggests that enhancing breathing via the brain may limit deficiencies in respiratory capacity in Duchenne muscular d...
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Penn Medicine Develops Model To Predict ER Visits In Lung Cancer Patients

A pilot program that uses big data to predict which lung cancer patients will require a trip to an emergency department (ED) successfully anticipated a third of all ED visits ...
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Columbia University Respiratory Compromise Webinar

Date: September 26, 2017 Time: 10AM-11AM EDT Link to register: https://www.tctmd.com/registration-respiratory-compromise-recognition-management-clinical-settings Program Desc...
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Delaware Valley MG Walk

Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 Time: Check-In/Registration: 9:00 a.m. Walk Starts: 10:00 a.m. Locat...
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Long-Term Survival Rates More Than Double Previous Estimates For Locally Advanced Lung Cancer

Long-term results of a phase III clinical trial indicate that survival rates for patients receiving chemoradiation for unresectable, locally advanced non-small cell lung cance...
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How A Double Lung Transplant Saved The Life Of A New Mom

Cystic fibrosis patient Fanny Vlahos was nearing the end of the second trimester of her pregnancy when she caught pneumonia and her lung function declined drastically. By the...
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Flu Vaccine Used In Elderly May Benefit Middle-Aged Adults With Chronic Conditions

Expanding the high-dose influenza vaccine recommendation to include middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions may make economic sense and save lives, report scientists...
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One E-Cigarette With Nicotine Leads To Adrenaline Changes In Nonsmokers’ Hearts

A new UCLA study has found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their hearts after one electronic cigarette with nicotine. The findings are publ...
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American Society Of Anesthesiologists And CAE Healthcare Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Interactive Simulation Product, Anesthesia SimSTAT – Trauma

Anesthesia providers have been unable to improve their education and management of anesthetic emergencies in a virtual online environment, on-demand, from a simple laptop – un...
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Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children (Nemours) in Wilmington, Delaware, became the 17th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystr...
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International Biophysics Introduces Their Next Generation Of The AffloVest® Fully Mobile Respiratory Airway Clearance Vest

International Biophysics Corporation, a global medical device manufacturer and the pioneer of mechanical oscillation vest therapy, introduced its next generation AffloVest ful...
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'Weekend Effect': Risk Of Dying Higher If Admitted To Intensive Care Units At The Weekend

A person's risk of dying is higher if they are admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the weekend compared to a weekday, according to a study involving 119 ICUs in Austr...
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