' Sleeping In' in Seattle: Later Start Times Help Teens in School
(MedPage Today) -- More sleep, better grades, less absenteeism after school start pushed to 8:45 a.m. (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

ATS Panel: U.S. Home Oxygen Delivery System Broken
(MedPage Today) -- CMS competitive bidding for durable medical equipment to blame, experts say (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

10 Ways To Reduce Heart Failure and COPD Readmissions
(MedPage Today) -- These strategies can limit readmissions for patients with both heart failure and COPD (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 25, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

FDA to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigs; Starts to Move Against Menthol Cigarettes
(MedPage Today) -- Long-awaited steps finally announced (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - November 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Keytruda OK'd as First-Line Tx in Advanced, Squamous NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Approved in combination with carboplatin and either paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

CF Triple Therapy Improves Lung Function in Phase II Trials (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- CFTR protein modulator triple combo may be useful in 90% of patients (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 18, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Dyspnea & Chest Pain in a Young Runner
(MedPage Today) -- A tall, slender 17-year-old was running for track practice when he suddenly became short of breath and experienced pleuritic chest pain on one side of his chest. At the ED, the doctor noted he had tachycardia and decreased breath sounds on one side of his chest. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Jury Still Out on Statins' Benefit Beyond the Heart
(MedPage Today) -- Review finds suggestive evidence insufficient to move practice (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pets Need Not Derail Asthma Control in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Following NAEPP treatment guidelines improved control in 3-year study (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: A Doctor's Touch
(MedPage Today) -- Also, use commercially available pharmacogenomic tests with caution, experts say (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Tandem Lung-Bone Marrow Transplant Shows Promise
(MedPage Today) -- Protocol being used in patients with primary immunodeficiencies (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

CHEST Meeting Attendees Will'Learn by Doing '
(MedPage Today) -- Interactive sessions to highlight San Antonio conference (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 5, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Tecentriq Misses OS Mark in Nonsquamous NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- But study met co-primary endpoint of PFS improvement (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top Picks
(MedPage Today) -- A roundup of must-downloads for providers (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

' Not Going to Screw the Beneficiary': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pandemrix Vax for 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Tied to More Adverse Events
(MedPage Today) -- But not enough information to establish causation (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Add-On Sildenafil Disappoints in IPF With Impaired Gas Exchange
(MedPage Today) -- Trial likely'underpowered'to show benefit, says investigator (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

No $$ for Vaccines; Yellow Fever in the Other Congo; Intranasal Flu Vax Promising
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Vasopressors May Contribute to ICU-Related Weakness
(MedPage Today) -- Association was independent of other known risk factors (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Metabolite Analysis Predicts 9/11 Lung Damage
(MedPage Today) -- Healthy diet may prevent lung function declines following injury (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

AAP: Flu Shot'Primary Choice' for Kids This Flu Season
(MedPage Today) -- Report cites'unknown'effectiveness of FluMist against influenza A (H1N1) (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Drug Conjuagate Advances for Poor-Prognosis NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Good results in small study of trastuzumab linked to antimicrotubule agent (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Declining Lung Function Associated with Heart Failure Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Fourfold increase in risk associated with rapid FEV1 drop (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - August 28, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Health Groups Say EPA's Air Pollution Plan Will Cost Lives
(MedPage Today) -- As many as 1,400 " avoidable " deaths annually from proposed rules on power plants (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - August 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

The Lung in RA: Little Progress
(MedPage Today) --'Still a bit of a mess'(Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - July 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

CDC: Smoking Rates Hit Record Lows
(MedPage Today) -- Americans living outside urban areas twice as likely to smoke (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 19, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Lung Disease in Women Getting Increased Scrutiny
(MedPage Today) -- Gender affects both prevalence and effects (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 24, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

For Smoking Cessation, Money Whispers Louder than Nicotine Replacement (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial finds financial incentives most effective -- but nothing very effective (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

LAMA Tx Didn't Up Heart Disease Risk in COPD
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular outcomes similar to placebo-treated patients (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

ATS 2018: Cutting-Edge Research and Hot Topics in Pulmonary Medicine
(MedPage Today) -- New research on role of mitochondrial dysfunction among meeting highlights (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Smoking and Death; Vessels for CABG: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include the best blood vessel for cardiac bypass grafts, rates of autism, five healthy lifestyle factors and their impact on mortality, and managing COPD (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - May 5, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

A Break-Up Letter to Z-Pak
(MedPage Today) -- After years together, it's time to say goodbye (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - April 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Move on Tobacco Flavorings'Long Overdue '
(MedPage Today) -- Groups urge quick action to ban menthol, other flavorings (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - March 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Symptom Burden Highest 1 Month After Cancer Dx
(MedPage Today) -- Supportive care needed for moderate-to-severe symptoms, especially in oropharyngeal, respiratory cancers (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - March 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break:'20 Years Late'; Drugs in the Dirt; Catching Flu in the Dorm
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - February 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism Causes < 1% of Syncope in ER, Study Confirms
(MedPage Today) -- Rarity of ER lung clots contradicts PESIT data (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - January 29, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

ID Break: Mathilde Krim Obit; Yelp for Food Poisoning; Dirty Dishwashers
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - January 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Statins Improve Pulmonary Function in Subset of COPD Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis sheds light on statin use in COPD (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Best Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Oncology support, speech and hearing assistance, and EGFR testing apps all made the cut (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Kids Who Vape at High Risk of Becoming Smokers (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But teen smoking didn't predict future e-cig use in longitudinal study (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 4, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Treating Sleep Apnea May Subdue Seizures
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests CPAP benefit in epilepsy patients with OSA (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 3, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

By the Numbers: Insurance and Cancer Survival
(MedPage Today) -- Patients more likely to survive cancer, so long as they have insurance (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Surgery in Early NSCLC Linked to Better Survival (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Significantly lower 5-year survival seen with targeted radiation (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - December 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Measuring FeNo in Asthma: Real Biomarker or Poor Surrogate?
(MedPage Today) -- The pros and cons of fractional exhaled nitric oxide assessment (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 30, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

In RA, COPD Admissions Rise (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis had a 47% increased risk of hospitalization for COPD (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - October 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: More Than a Mosquito Bite
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 52-year-old man who had returned from an end-of-summer camping trip in Vermont two weeks earlier went to the doctor complaining of a severe headache in the front of his head and a widespread rash of blanching macules. The illness had started a few days earlier with just a mild fever, myalgias, and some loss of appetite. Despite feeling terrible, he joked that his trip was fun, but he's pretty sure the mosquito is the unofficial bird of Vermont. What is your diagnosis? (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 29, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

E-Cigs May Still Damage Blood Vessels
(MedPage Today) -- Arterial stiffness increased immediately after vaping session (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Morning Break: Cancer and Alcohol; Insulin Prices; Quick Cancer Diagnosis
(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 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Tiotropium Boosts Lung Function in Early COPD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Higher FEV1 at 24 months in Chinese study, but long-term impact unclear (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Airway Mucins May Predict COPD Symptoms (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sputum concentrations show promise as chronic bronchitis biomarker (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news