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Covid COPD
February 17, 2021

Are Patients with COPD More Vulnerable to COVID-19?

The Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Science Committee recently released a report on COVID-19 and COPD. The committee does a great job of providing timely, consensus-based recommendations for all things COPD. The new report is a long, comprehensive document. Our goal here will be to highlight a…

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COPD Philips COPD
December 09, 2020

Philips Launches Novel Non-invasive Ventilator to Monitor COPD Patients Remotely

Royal Philips has launched a non-invasive ventilator, BiPAP A40 EFL, to remotely monitor patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and help them to breathe easier. The device is already available in some European countries, and its expansion to the rest of Europe is expected in the next year. BiPAP A40 EFL is not yet…

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Blog Vaping Flavors Study
November 17, 2020

New Research Reveals Key Steps to Fight Flavored Tobacco

Restrictions on flavored tobacco products are a great way to promote public health, and these restrictions work best if public health experts form partnerships with tobacco retailers, run intensive media campaigns, and advocate for comprehensive bans on the products. That is according to a study published in Tobacco Control from the University of Hawaiʻi at…

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Covid Asthma Risk
November 05, 2020

Risk of Severe COVID May Hinge on Type of Asthma

Everyone agrees about the good news — folks whose asthma is spurred on by allergies don’t appear to have an increased risk of life-threatening illness if they contract COVID-19. “Asthma has not risen as one of the top comorbid diseases for worse COVID-19 outcomes,” said Dr. Sandhya Khurana, director of the Mary Parkes Center for…

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