Safe Pregnancy Is Possible for Women With ILD, Study Finds

November 9th 2020, 2:15pm


In contrast with previous research, a new study suggests that women with interstitial lung disease (ILD) may not need to avoid or terminate pregnancy.

Contributor: Made in NC—Reimagining the PPE Supply Chain and Saving Each Other Just in Time

November 5th 2020, 2:30pm


In 2020, there is no item more precious than the N95 respirator mask—a symbol of scarcity due to the systematic failures of coordination, preparation, and policy solutions to respond to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Study on Flu Vaccination Rates Suggests COVID-19 Immunity May Be Difficult to Achieve

November 5th 2020, 1:30pm


An analysis of state vaccination rates from the previous flu season suggest that certain communities may face significant challenges in achieving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) immunity.

Complexity of PF-ILD Creates Detection, Treatment Challenges

November 3rd 2020, 2:00pm


Presenters at CHEST 2020 discussed the concept of how patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) can develop a progressive fibrosis phenotype and how providers can detect and treat these patients.

Dr Maura Abbott: Talk to Your Patients About Their Vaccine Fears

October 30th 2020, 3:00pm


Spend time with your patients, discussing both the risks and benefits of a potential coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine, emphasized Maura Abbott, PhD, AOCNP, CPNP, RN, assistant professor of nursing at the Columbia University School of Nursing.

What We’re Reading: Ransomware Threatens Health Systems; Government Purchases Antibody Drug; Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

October 29th 2020, 2:46pm


Ransomware attacks threaten US hospitals; the Trump administration purchases 300,000 doses of an antibody drug; CMS releases coverage plan for COVID-19 vaccine and treatments.

Depression, Anxiety in Pregnancy Linked to Worse Respiratory Health in Children, Study Suggests

October 28th 2020, 11:00pm


Depression and anxiety in pregnant women may disrupt fetal lung development, leading to an increased incidence of asthma and respiratory symptoms in their children.

How Maryland Optimized Data Analytics to Target COVID-19 Outreach to Vulnerable Populations

October 20th 2020, 2:00pm


Maryland’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) task force on vulnerable populations leveraged data on social determinants of health to rapidly pinpoint populations most at risk of severe COVID-19 complications.

Study Backs Decision to Move Forward With Pfizer Vaccine Candidate

October 14th 2020, 9:00pm


Study results from a phase 1 trial looking at 2 RNA-based severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine candidates give further insight into the candidates’ safety profiles.

First Case of COVID-19 Reinfection Detected in the US

October 12th 2020, 10:30pm


The United States has its first reported of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reinfection, in a young male patient with no underlying immune conditions.