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PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include complications of aortic valve surgery, effectiveness of nasal flu vaccination (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - August 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Top U.S. Hospitals; Deadly Pot; Take #1 Train to Cerebellum
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - August 9, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Vince DeVita ’s Oncology Opus
(MedPage Today) -- Medicine and music share center stage in storied career (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 26, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Non-Invasive Ventilation Reduces Death from COPD Breathing Failure (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Also reduces need for intubation, Cochrane reviewers find (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 17, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Prompt Evaluation of Lung Bleeds Needed in Lupus
(MedPage Today) -- Low hemoglobin, low C4 and hypoxia are features of poor outcome (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 9, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Lymphopenia a Risk for PJP (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In patients with autoimmune disease, independent of steroids (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 2, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Interstitial Lung Disease Boosts Mortality in RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- New study highlights need for early diagnosis, better treatments (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 27, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break:'Bulletproof Heart'; Flawed Gun Data; Coconut Oil Freakout
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 23, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top iOS Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Pulmonology, plastic surgery, and allergy apps top the list (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Unmet Need: Keeping Patients with SSc-Associated PAH Alive (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Median survival only 4 years, worse with monotherapy (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Genomic Testing Helps Cancer Patients -- When Results are Used
(MedPage Today) -- Also, liquid biopsy can ID drug-responsive tumors (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: More Docs on the Way; What Is Botulism? Lap Band Demise
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 26, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Ventilation Plus Home Oxygen Works After COPD Exacerbation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study looked at patients with persistent hypercapnia (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Add-On Nucala Does, and Doesn't, Reduce COPD Exacerbations
(MedPage Today) -- Significant benefit in METREX trial but not in METREO (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 11, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

IVC Filters Still a Question Mark for Prevention in Trauma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trends in use don't match up with pulmonary embolism rates (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Approves ALK-Targeted Drug for NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Brigatinib for disease that progressed on crizotinib (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - April 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

ATS-NIH Address Chemical InhalationDisasters
(MedPage Today) -- Report calls for sustained post-9/11 funding for research (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - April 24, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Nearly 1 Billion People Still Smoke Every Day
(MedPage Today) -- Rates are down, but population growth means more people are smoking (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - April 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Flu Shot Cut Risk of Flu-Related Death Among Most Kids (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Vax effectiveness lower for kids with underlying medical conditions (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - April 3, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Sudden Rash and Scabbing
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 10-year-old boy living in New York City was brought to urgent care by his parents complaining of a scattered rash of smooth papules, an eschar, and a fever. The symptoms had all appeared over the last few days. His parents said they hoped to move soon out of living conditions that were not very good. Their apartment had a number of mice and insects that they couldn't get the landlord to get rid of. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - April 3, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Doctor Visit, or Why I Love My EHR
(MedPage Today) -- MyChart took the pain out of my ED visit (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - March 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

' I Wish It Were Otherwise': Doc to Doc on End-of-Life Care
(MedPage Today) -- In-depth discussion with Ronald Epstein, MD (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - February 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Does Vitamin D Lower Respiratory Infection Risk? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis authors say'yes,'but other experts are skeptical (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - February 16, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Network Modeling Could Optimize End-Stage Emphysema Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Model suggests similar outcomes with surgical, bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - February 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Study: HF Patients Should Get Their Flu Shots (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Preventing respiratory infection seen as especially helpful in vulnerable population (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - February 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Hep C Drug Risks? Drug Resistant Fungus; Dutch'Trump' Trump
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - January 25, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Schaffner Dismayed by Kennedy Appointment to Vaccine Panel
(MedPage Today) -- Fears commission could'turn back clock'on vaccine advances (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - January 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Trump Names Vax Skeptic to Lead Safety Panel
(MedPage Today) -- Docs respond:'A threat to public health in America'(Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - January 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Advisory Panel Splits on Second DMD Drug
(MedPage Today) -- Seven of 13 members call evidence of benefit inadequate (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 28, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

CDC: Black Lung Resurgent Among Kentucky Coal Miners
(MedPage Today) -- 60-case cluster reported in four-county mining region (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 16, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Heroin Deadlier than Guns; Abilify Fines; Interstate Insurance Flops
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 9, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Homeopathy a Sham; Female Brains Needed; Docs as Drug Dealers?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 21, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Cold-Warm-Cold Lung Preservation Extends Transplant Window (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Harvested lungs kept viable up to 21 hours (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 21, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Surgeon General Calls Addiction a Medical Condition
(MedPage Today) -- Also: ACA repeal prospects still uncertain; budget anxiety at NIH (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 19, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

The $160 a Month Cancer Management Solution
(MedPage Today) -- CMS launches novel payment model for oncology services (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 11, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Short Sleepers Drink More Sugary Sodas
(MedPage Today) -- Treating sleep deprivation may help reduce sugar intake, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 10, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include state reckoning of smoking and cancer, promoting breastfeeding, testing for familial hypercholesterolemia, and supplemental oxygen in moderate COPD. (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 29, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

CHEST: Sleep Quality Worsens With COPD Progression (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Low sleep quality causes deterioration in patients'quality of life (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 26, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Clinton, Trump Release More Health Info
(MedPage Today) -- Also, FDA considers rules for pediatric opioid trials (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 18, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Zika Bill Blocked; No on FluMist; Yes on Trump Health Records
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 7, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Teens and E-Cigs: Is This a Problem?
(MedPage Today) --'Vaping'poses new parental challenge (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 7, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

ERS:'Good' Cholesterol not so Good for COPD? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Higher HDL levels may increase COPD risk (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 7, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Treatment Algorithm Cuts Scans in PE Evaluation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Streamlines assessment of suspected pulmonary embolism (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 1, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

OncoBreak: BrCa Risk; Finding Tx Responders; Standing Pat on Pot
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - August 11, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

E-Cigarette Use Rising Among Nonsmoking Teens
(MedPage Today) -- Survey points to " vaping " appeal (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - August 4, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

OncoBreak: Coping With'Candyce'; Drug Shortages vs Safety; Gene Profile Accuracy
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 28, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Vaporizer Type, Age Impact E-Cig Emissions
(MedPage Today) -- Vape solvents tied to toxic chemical release (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 28, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Gut Bacteria May Drive Inflammation in Sepsis, ARDS (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Microbiome disruption in lungs may play key role in diseases (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 20, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Apartment, Condo Dwellers Can't Avoid Cigarette Smoke (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Smoking rates also higher among those living in multi-unit housing (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 14, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Andrew von Eschenbach and the Cancer Cure
(MedPage Today) -- Former NCI and FDA head admits he made a mistake (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 3, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news