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Steroids Improved Outcomes, Recovery from CAP

Reductions in mortality, need for life support, hospital stays, and other measures should win this drug class serious consideration, study authors say.

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Respiratory Diseases

Nicotine amounts aren't constant among cigar brands Even smokers of the same brand may be exposed to varying doses of nicotine and other smoke constituents.

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Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.

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Study: Among adolescents age 13-19 years, those with asthma were twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?

Take this quick quiz to see what you know about new tuberculosis screening guidelines and the latest research findings.

USPSTF recommendations for TB screening in primary care and a challenge to the 2-state TB paradigm are some of the latest.

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The findings of these 2 new studies are in contrast to those of previous trials, which had conflicting results.

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The rate of events was higher in patients with late‐onset asthma—but not in those with early‐onset asthma—than in nonasthmatics.

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