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Posts Tagged ‘pulmonology’

Vaping and COVID-19: What are the Risks?

A recent survey of 4,351 young adults showed that electronic cigarette use might be putting individuals at a greater risk for contracting COVID-19 and possibly facing a more difficult recovery.  Study* authors concluded that a COVID-19 diagnosis was five times more likely among users of e-cigarettes, seven times more likely among users of e-cigarettes and…

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Hurricanes Disrupt At-home Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment

For patients who have obstructive sleep apnea (OAS), hurricanes can be especially disruptive. According to a study that surveyed OAS patients’ experiences with Hurricane Irma, many reported that they were unable to use positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy before, during, and after the storm. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine recently published the results of…

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