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Flu Season Update

February 12, 2020 by CHEST Market Growth Team

While the novel coronavirus dominates the headlines, many health-care officials say that the flu remains by far a more serious threat to the American public. This influenza season has been mild compared to others. In the peak year of the flu since 2010, the Centers for Disease Control [Read more...]

Category: Influenza

Related Topics: Coronavirus, Flu, Flu Season, Flu Vaccine


Claims Data Study Shows a Rise in NTM Lung Disease

January 30, 2020 by CHEST Market Growth Team

A recently released study shows an increase in the diagnosis and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease across the United States, but the researchers said that the rise may have some positive aspects. San Francisco-based pulmonologist and CHEST Physician Editorial Board member Sachin Gupta, MD, FCCP, said [Read more...]

Category: Lung Disease

Related Topics: Analytics, Data, NTM Lung Disease


CHEST Escape Room 2019: Interview With Faculty “Starship Technical Consultant” Viren Kaul, MD

December 18, 2019 by CHEST Market Growth Team

A dire threat to the existence of humanity. A spaceship that’s become a dangerous trap. And sticky, slimy alien blood. New Orleans had not seen an adventure quite like this since…well, maybe in the future. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance, and teams have only 20 [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2019

Related Topics: Escape Room, New Orleans


State of Lung Cancer Report: Where You Live Matters

December 10, 2019 by CHEST Market Growth Team

Lung cancer remains a deadly diagnosis with one out of every four cancer deaths. According to a new study by the American Lung Association, cancer treatment and survival rates depend largely on a factor that might not be immediately apparent—location. The 2019 State of Lung Cancer report arrived [Read more...]

Category: Lung Cancer

Related Topics: GAIN, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, NSCLC


36 Hours in New Orleans – Part 2

October 17, 2019 by CHEST Market Growth Team

Looking for a different view of the city? If you get up early enough (this may be difficult for those who stayed up late at the Sazerac Bar), this is your chance. This is a time when the French Quarter gets to work on resupplying the stock of food and drink consumed [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2019

Related Topics: New Orleans


Games at CHEST Annual Meeting

October 15, 2019 by Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP

Let’s change the rules on how people learn. If I had to define the mission statement of CHEST Games, it would be something like that or more simply—let’s make this fun.   We have the perfect location for fun this year: New Orleans. It’s a town that even provides a term for what CHEST Games [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2019

Related Topics: Games


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