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Below are selected clips of national and international press coverage of ATS advocacy efforts, research published in ATS journals and research presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference.

Medpage Today (Jan. 2, 2018) FDA to Shift Tobacco Regulatory Focus

Consultant360 (Dec. 20, 2017) Treating COPD in Primary Care [John Mastronarde]

Consultant360 (Dec. 20, 2017) Treating Asthma in Primary Care [John Mastronarde]

Reuters (Dec. 18, 2017) Prenatal and Early Childhood Fructose Tied to Asthma in Kids

CBC News (Dec. 12, 2017) Vaping to Be Studied as Way for Homeless to Kick Smoking Habit [Smita Pakhale interviewed]

Healthday (Dec. 12, 2017) Protecting Your Health from Wildfire Smoke

Ottawa Citizen (Dec. 9, 2017) A New Clinical Trial in Ottawa Asks:  Can E-Cigarettes Help the Homeless Quit Smoking?

NY Times (Dec. 8, 2017) Sugary Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Children

LA Times (Dec. 8, 2017) Drinking Soda While Pregnant Could Increase Your Child's Risk of Asthma, Study

News12Bronx (Dec. 6, 2017) Kids Learn the Dangers of Flavored Tobacco

Consultant360 (Dec. 6, 2017) Changing the Image of Tobacco [Harold Farber]

Consumer Reports (Dec. 4. 2017) Teens Who Vape More Likely to Turn to Cigarettes [Hal Farber quoted]

NPR (Dec. 4, 2017) Teenagers Say JUUL Is a Discreet Way to Vape in Class [Hal Farber quoted]

Rare Disease Report (Nov. 15, 2017) New Guidelines for Diagnosing LAM Published Today

NPR (Oct. 27, 2017) Baltimore Needs More Funds to Buy Opioid Overdose Drug to Save Lives [Cites AnnalsATS Research]

CBS Miami (Oct. 24, 2017) Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As Smoking, Study Says

Medpage Today (Oct. 20, 2017) Vaping Elicits Immune Response in Lungs

Pulmonology Advisor (Oct. 17, 2017) Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension...[Vinicio de Jesus Perez quoted]

Mother Jones (Oct. 14, 2017) California's Raging Fires...[John Balmes Quoted]

Washington Post (Sept. 21, 2017) Brainless Jellyfish Could Reveal Why We sleep [Allan Pack quoted]

Washington Examiner (Sept. 11, 2017) Daily on Health Care [Opioid Epidemic ]

HealthDay (Sept. 6, 2017) Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey (Aug. 29, 2017) U.S. Opioid Deaths Nearly Doubled Since 2009

CBS Philly (Aug. 21, 2017) New Level of Crisis in Opioid Epidemic (Aug. 17, 2017) FDA Plan to Limit Nicotine Garners Praise, Criticism

Consultant360 (Aug. 17, 2017) ATS President Marc Moss:  Improving Patient Care

STAT (Aug. 11, 2017) The Cost of Treating Opioid Overdose Victims is Skyrocketing

US News & World Report (Aug. 11. 2017) Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals

Medpage Today (Aug. 11, 2017) Dr. David Gozal Responds to Decision to Halt Sleep Apnea Testing for Truck Drivers

Washington Post (Aug. 9, 2017) Dr. Enid Neptune's LTE Re: Tobaccco Regulation

BuzzFeed (Aug. 6, 2017) The Trump Administration Just Lost a Battle Over Smog Rules [George Thurston quoted]

Medpage Today (July 28, 2017) FDA to Shift Tobacco Regulatory Focus

Bloomberg (July 18, 2017) Bill Delaying EPA's Ozone Standards Heads to Senate

Chicago Sun-Times (July 11, 2017) Air Pollution Could Be Disrupting Your Sleep

Health Data Management (June 2, 2017) Penn Leverages Machine Learning to Identify Severe Sepsis Early

Sleep Review (May 30, 2017) Severe Pediatric Sleep Apnea in DC Hits African American Low-Income Families Hardest (May 24, 2017) Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized with COPD

HealthDay (May 24, 2017) Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized with COPD

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (May 24, 2017) Can't Sleep at Night? You Could Blame Pollution, Scientists Say

Infection Control Today (May 24, 2017) Machine Learning May Help in Early Identification of Sepsis (May 23, 2017) Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Cardiovascular Business (May 23, 2017) Online Rehab As Effective As Face-to-Face Care for COPD

Newsweek (May 22, 2017) Trouble Sleeping?  Air Polution May be to Blame, Study Says

Nursing Times (May 22, 2017) A & E Overcrowding is Risk to Prompt Treatment for Sepsis

WebMD (May 21, 2017) Antibiotics Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases

Nephrology News (May 20, 2017) Sepsis Involved in High Percentage of Hospital Deaths

Medpage Today (May 17, 2017) Asthma Biologic, Rally Among ATS Highlights

New York Times (April 3, 2017) Plan to Cut Funding for Biomedical Research...; Landon S. King Quoted

Medpage Today (March 30, 2017) Clean Air Advocates Decry Trump's Regulation Rollback

Medscape (March 23, 2017) COPD Guideline Addresses Care of Ambulatory Patients

LA Times (March 17, 2017)  Will Trump Erect a Roadblock to Southern California's Decades-Long Fight Against Smog?

Medpage Today (Feb. 17, 2017) Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill; Dr. Harold Farber Quoted (Feb. 17, 2017) Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care

Nursing Times (Feb. 17, 2017) Intensive Care Not Necessarily the Answer for COPD and Heart Failure Flare-ups

COPD News Today (Feb. 14, 2017) Air Pollution in China Linked to Deaths in Patients with Respiratory, Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Business (Feb. 13, 2017) Study Links Chinese Air Pollution to Respiratory, Cardiovascular Deaths

Sleep Review (Feb. 3, 2017) American Thoracic Society Statement Regarding U.S. Immigration Policies

Medpage Today (Feb. 3, 2017) Preemie MAb Treatment May Reduce Later-Life Wheeze

Medscape (Feb. 2, 2017) COPD Guidelines Update Treatment, Management Options

Law 360 (Jan. 27, 2017) EPA Air Rule Vital for Health, Thoracic Society Tells DC Circ.

Medpage Today (Jan. 27, 2017) Sleep Apnea Device Improves Breathing, But Maybe Not Heart Risk

Science Mag (Jan. 27, 2017) Oral Devices Reduce Sleep Apnea But May Not Affect Heart Disease Risk Factors

Nursing Times (Jan. 23, 2017) Asthma and Obesity Link in Children and Teenagers

Latinos Health (Jan. 23, 2017) Studies Reveal that Asthmatic Children Are More Likely to Be Obese

US News & World Report (Jan. 20, 2017) Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity

The Telegraph (Jan. 20, 2017) Asthmatic Children More Likely to Become Obese

Daily Mail (Jan. 20, 2017) Asthmatic Children Far More Likely to Become Obese

Medscape (Jan. 20, 2017) Children with Asthma More Likely to Develop Obesity

Medpage Today (Jan. 20, 2017) Early-in-Life Asthma May Increase Obesity Risk

CTV News (Jan. 20, 2017) New Study Finds Asthmatic Children More Likely to Be Obese

Cardiovascular Business (Jan. 13, 2017) Ethanol Stoves Safer for Cardiovascular Health in Pregnant Women

Medical Xpress (Jan. 13, 2017) Nigeria:  Clean-burning Stoves Improve Health for New Mothers


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Last Reviewed: August 2017