In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in pulmonology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

CDC: Flavored e-cigarette use rises among children, teens

October 3, 2019
Flavored e-cigarette use among high school and middle school students is rising, according to data published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly
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Radiation doses for lung cancer screening CT scans vary across centers

October 3, 2019
Many facilities exceed recommended radiation doses for lung cancer screening CT scans. However, institutions following protocols set by a lead…
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Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home at greater risk for AF

October 2, 2019
Children who were exposed to secondhand smoke by a parent not only had a significantly higher risk for developing atrial fibrillation but also were…
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Sleep duration may be predictive of cardiometabolic risk factors, cerebrovascular disease mortality

October 2, 2019
Sleep duration was found to be a significant predictor of cardiometabolic risk factors and cerebrovascular disease mortality as well as cancer…
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Young adults with chronic diseases report more daily marijuana use

September 30, 2019
Patients with medical conditions are more likely to use marijuana than those without, with 11.2% of young adults living with chronic disease using it…
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Air pollution linked to increased psychiatric symptoms in children

September 30, 2019
Findings from a case-crossover study revealed an association between daily outdoor air pollution levels and increased symptoms of psychiatric…
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Lower airway infection prevalence changing in children with cystic fibrosis

September 27, 2019
The prevalence of lower airway infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae among young children with…
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Best step-up therapy for black children with uncontrolled asthma up for debate

September 26, 2019
In a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, nearly half of black children with uncontrolled asthma fared better with an…
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Management, outcomes differ for women with ARDS

September 24, 2019
Among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, shorter women were less likely to receive lower tidal volume ventilation and women with…
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Nicotine vaping increasing among teens

September 23, 2019
Use of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine among adolescents more than doubled from 2017 to 2019, according to data published in The New
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