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How the microscopic Ebola virus kills thousands
All Diseases

How the microscopic Ebola virus kills thousands

Washington Post Link The fear of Ebola has spread faster in America than the virus itself. Ebola has infected the …Read the Rest

Study finds potential new target to treat asthma attacks brought on by colds
Asthma

Study finds potential new target to treat asthma attacks brought on by colds

Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that could explain why the common cold can bring on life-threatening asthma attacks. Published …Read the Rest

Journal of the American Medical Association : COPD best treated with COMBO
COPD

Journal of the American Medical Association : COPD best treated with COMBO

COPD patients who received a combination of long-acting beta agonists and inhaled corticosteroids were less likely to die or require hospitalization because …Read the Rest

Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ?18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020
COPD

Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ?18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020

Chest Article: The report, presented by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), finds: In 2010, the …Read the Rest

How to Quit Smoking
All Diseases

How to Quit Smoking

Why quitting seems so hard Your personal stop smoking plan Smoking triggers Nicotine withdrawal Cigarette cravings Preventing weight gain Medication …Read the Rest

Asthma refresher for RN’s
Asthma

Asthma refresher for RN’s

PowerPoint refresher Asthma: AsthmaManagementUpdate

Forced oscillation technique (FOT)- Pediatric Asthma
Asthma

Forced oscillation technique (FOT)- Pediatric Asthma

Chestnet.org: Pediatric asthma lacks sensitive objective measures for asthma monitoring. The forced oscillation technique (FOT) offers strong feasibility across the …Read the Rest

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval
COPD

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval

Tudorza Pressair, distributed by Forest Laboratories subsidiary Forest Pharmaceuticals of St. Louis, is a long-acting dry powder that is inhaled …Read the Rest

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