Trump’s claim to have ‘saved’ preexisting conditions clashes with record

January 24, 2020
Earlier this month, health care policy suddenly managed to steal some headlines away from impeachment and the ongoing horserace of the 2020…

Guest Editorial

Refresh your practice

January 23, 2020
In this guest editorial, Wayne B. Jonas, MD, the executive director of Samueli


Five ways to maximize EHR use

January 20, 2020
Electronic health records promised to save time but instead, findings show that primary care physicians spend almost 6 hours a day on them. …

Meeting NewsPerspective

Dapagliflozin may improve lung fluid volume in HF

January 17, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin was not associated with a reduction in mean lung fluid volume among adults with…


Five ways climate change impacts health — and how clinicians can mitigate its effect

January 16, 2020
Although the link between climate change and health is “becoming increasingly clear,” the medical community is generally unaware of how…

FDA, NIDA call for marijuana legislation to advance public health

January 15, 2020
Leaders from the FDA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse said during a recent House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing that there is a…

In the Journals

Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage may be fatal complication of Henoch-Schönlein purpura

January 13, 2020
Due to its life-threatening nature, diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in Henoch-Schönlein purpura should be diagnosed and managed immediately, according to…

In the Journals

Top pulmonology news from December: Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, mild OSA treatment and more

January 10, 2020
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in December. See below for…

In the Journals

2017 San Diego wildfire increased pediatric respiratory ED visits

January 9, 2020
During a 2017 wildfire, San Diego hospitals observed an increase in ED visits for breathing problems among children, according to a study published…

In the Journals

Researchers identify ways to improve physician-patient visits

January 9, 2020
Findings of a mixed methods study in JAMA identified five ways to improve patient-physician visits: prepare for a meaningful interaction, listen…


Despite its advantages, experts have ‘grave concerns’ about big tech in health care

January 8, 2020
Google recently began working with Ascension — one of the nation’s largest health care systems — to collect the health information…

In the Journals

Smoking heroin increases risk for chronic respiratory symptoms

January 3, 2020
Heroin smokers experienced a significant increase in respiratory impairment with a continuous decline in lung function over time, according to a…

Healio's top pulmonology news from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, vaping-related lung injury and more

December 31, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, the Healio Pulmonology Editors have compiled a list of the most-read articles published this year. Our readers were…

Air pollution exposure may increase risk for depression, suicide

December 26, 2019
Higher levels of air pollution exposure may be associated with increased rates of depression and death by suicide among those exposed, according to…

Year in review: New treatment options, updates in ILD, IPF

December 26, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. As 2019 comes to a close, the Editors have compiled a list of updates in interstitial lung disease and idiopathic…

Meeting highlights from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, PAH and more

December 23, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered on some of the year’s top news from medical meetings. We bring you highlights from the American Thoracic…

ACA’s individual mandate ruled unconstitutional, case sent back to district court

December 19, 2019
On Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced that it agreed with a district court that the Affordable Care Act’s individual…


Telemedicine ‘not a perfect solution’ to health care access issues

December 19, 2019
WASHINGTON The use of telemedicine has improved access to care for patients in rural areas while saving millions of dollars in travel…

HHS unveils plan to allow states to import drugs from Canada

December 18, 2019
Today, HHS officials announced that they are seeking public input on two broad strategies that would, for the first time, allow “safe and…

In the Journals

Posttransplant survival similar with increased-risk vs. standard-risk donor lungs

December 18, 2019
For patients who underwent lung transplantation, survival rates were comparable between those who received lungs from donors who were considered high…

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