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The incidence and prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease is increasing in the United States

Incidence of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Disease Rising

Incidence and prevalence of NTM lung disease increasing across U.S., especially for women, older adults
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CDC: All 50 States Now Reporting Cases of Severe Vaping-Linked Lung Injury

As of Dec. 4, agency said it plans to only report cases that required hospitalization
Deep learning models can be used for interpretation of chest radiographs

Deep Learning Models Can Help Interpret Chest Radiographs

Models developed to detect pneumothorax, opacity, nodule or mass, fracture on frontal chest radiographs

November 2019 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
From 1968 to 2017

Object-Related Aspiration Deaths Decreased Among Children

1968 to 2017 saw decrease in object-related aspiration deaths among adolescents and children
In an article published in the Nov. 19 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

CDC Updates Interim Guidance on Vaping-Linked Lung Illness

CDC will no longer monitor nonhospitalized patients due to similarities with hospitalized cases
Twelve cases of electronic cigarette

12 Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Injury Described in One Hospital

Eight of the patients required ICU admission for hypoxemic respiratory failure, but no deaths reported
The number of Americans stricken with a severe respiratory illness tied to vaping has now reached 2

CDC: Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses Up to 2,172

Meanwhile, Apple has removed 181 vaping-related apps from its mobile App Store worldwide
What is believed to be the first double lung transplant in the United States for a patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged after vaping was performed by doctors at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit.

Double Lung Transplant Performed for Vaping-Related Illness

At least 40 deaths linked with vaping-related lung damage have been reported by state health departments
Juul Labs will halt sales of its mint-flavored electronic cigarettes

Juul Stops Sales of Mint-Flavored E-Cigarettes

Juul is the most popular brand and mint the favorite flavor among high schoolers who vape