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Health care reform and informed opinions in democracy: A pipe dream goes up in smoke

or asthma triggered by this?
December 2019

41 diseases linked to smoking create a huge problem in the U.S.

Ischaemic heart disease. --Angina. --Leukaemia. --Emphysema. --Chronic bronchitis. --Pneumonia. --Asthma. --Diabetes.
December 2019

Primum non nocere when choosing whether to ban drug reps

There are probably several examples of both extremes. For example, Singulair is a $3 billion product for Merck and the single best selling controller medication for asthma, but it doesn't ... The National Institutes of Health guidelines consider
December 2019

Coughs last longer than patients think

Cough lozenges can also help through-out the day. If there is a wheezing, asthma component, a bronchodilator inhaler will help with the cough.
December 2019

COPD exacerbations and respiratory syncitial virus--maybe a huge problem?

I have never routinely checked my patients with asthma and COPD exacerbations for respiratory syncitial virus.
December 2019

Consider GERD in patients with pulmonary diseases

Currently, there is no evidence that patients with GERD need to be actively screened for asthma or other pulmonary disorders, according to Dr. ... Havemann BD, Henderson CA, El-Serag HB. The association between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and asthma
March 2014

How to treat pneumonia, and science

Many prior papers have raised concerns about the use of steroids in this context, and the chronic use of steroids- inhaled or systemic- for such conditions as asthma is actually associated
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Prescriptions on the rise, so look out for the side effects

The most commonly used types of drugs included: asthma medicines for children, central nervous system stimulants for adolescents, antidepressants for middle-aged adults, and cholesterol-lowering drugs for older Americans.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--The disconnect of health reform

Among adults, 26% had asthma, 10% had diabetes, 8% had some other chronic lung disease, 8% had weakened immune systems and 6% were pregnant.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

The literature shows drug compliance lowers the costs of hospitalizations, with the exceptions of depression, osteoporosis and asthma, in which the more expensive brand-name drugs dominate the market.
December 2019

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