Dr Fernando Holguin Highlights the Need for More Research on Pulmonary Diseases, Metabolic Syndrome

June 14th 2021, 4:30pm


Fernando Holguin, MD, explains why increased risk of pulmonary disease may be overlooked when assessing obesity risk factors.

Paulette Nyahay Explains How Chronic Cough Is Overwhelming

June 10th 2021, 8:30pm


Chronic cough makes it difficult to be in public, whether socially or professionally, explained Paulette Nyahay, a patient with chronic cough. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, having a coughing spasm in public has been difficult.

Analysis Explores Possible Reasons for Gender Differences in Chronic Cough

June 10th 2021, 10:48am


Understanding why this difference exists could assist with finding new therapies, said the authors.

Dr Farrah Kheradmand on How Marijuana Legalization Impacts Research on e-Cigarettes, Vapes

June 7th 2021, 12:00pm


Farrah Kheradmand, MD, elaborates on the effects of marijuana legalization and increased recreational use on research into electronic cigarettes.

A Timeline of COVID-19 Vaccine Developments in 2021

June 3rd 2021, 4:00pm


If 2020 was dominated by the news of how COVID-19 spread across the globe, then 2021 has so far been focused on ending the pandemic through vaccine distribution.

Dr Laura Crotty Alexander Discusses the Potential of e-Cigarette Use for Smoking Cessation

June 2nd 2021, 1:00pm


Nicotine replacement therapy can help with smoking cessation, but there are dangers of using e-cigarettes, said Laura Crotty Alexander, MD, ATSF.

Preventing Respiratory Illness and Death Through Tighter Air Quality Standards

June 1st 2021, 9:13pm


On this episode of Managed Care Cast, a research scholar at the Marron Institute of Urban Management at New York University discusses the latest findings in the Health of the Air report, which was presented at the recent American Thoracic Society 2021 International Conference.

COVID-19 Long-Haulers May Benefit From Specialized Care, Review Notes

May 28th 2021, 6:00pm


Patients with post–COVID-19 symptoms for at least 4 weeks should be assessed for pulmonary, cardiac, neurocognitive, and psychiatric complications and referred to a specialized clinic, a recent study notes

Dr Michelle Cloutier Explains the Methodology Behind Updated NAEPP Asthma Guidelines

May 25th 2021, 2:30pm


Michelle M Cloutier, MD, is professor emerita at UCONN Health in Farmington, Connecticut, and chair of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee Expert Panel Working Group.

Dr Joe Zein Describes Factors Associated With Asthma

May 21st 2021, 12:00pm


Joe Zein, MD, PhD, from Cleveland Clinic, explains factors apart from sex and age that can have an impact on a patient's asthma.