Pulmonology

Survey: Youth Vapers are Five Times More Likely to Contract COVID-19
August 12, 2020

A new survey suggests use of e-cigarettes and dual use of e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes are significant underlying risk factors for COVID-19 among US adolescents.

ATS 2020: Novel At-home Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Test Demonstrates Good Sensitivity, Specificity
August 11, 2020

New research presented at the American Thoracic Society 2020 Virtual meeting showed the novel Theraflu Home FluTest demonstrated good sensitivity and specificity for influenza A and B viruses.

Adolescents Who Use E-cigarettes, Marijuana Have Higher Odds of Lifetime Asthma
August 10, 2020

New research presented at the ATS 2020 Virtual meeting shows adolescents who use e-cigarettes along with marijuana and/or cigarette smoking have significantly higher odds of lifetime asthma.