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Respiratory Infections in Childhood Increased With Urbanized Living at Birth

Environmental factors, including breastfeeding and visible damp, are associated with risk for infections

Sputum Purulence Can Predict Outcomes in Bronchiectasis

Patients with more purulent sputum experience more exacerbations and more severe exacerbations

Factors Identified for Readmission Among Children With ARDS

Respiratory and nonrespiratory complex chronic conditions, tracheostomy placement, LOS ≥14 days linked to readmission; one-year readmission probability was 30 percent

CDC Warns of Rise in RSV Cases Among Young Children, Infants

Spike in severe cases seen in Florida and Georgia; regional increases usually predict the beginning of RSV season, according to CDC

Sleep Apnea Treatment Cuts Nighttime Heartburn, Respiratory Symptoms

Positive airway pressure treatment itself associated with less wheezing

Some Immunosuppressed Do Not Have Anti-Spike Antibodies After COVID-19 Vaccination

IgG anti-spike antibodies undetectable in ~20 percent with immunosuppression who had received three or more COVID-19 vaccines

Poll: Only Half of Older Adults Have Heard of New RSV Vaccine

However, poll reveals that once aware of the vaccine, about two-thirds are interested in receiving it

FDA Approves RSV Vaccine for Pregnant Women to Help Protect Newborns

Abrysvo indicated to be given between 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy to prevent lower respiratory tract disease caused by RSV in infants from birth through 6 months

E-Cigarette Use Tied to Respiratory Symptoms in Young Adults

Findings independent of combustible cannabis and cigarette exposures

Pediatricians’ Group Urges That All Infants Get New RSV Shot

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation applies to infants 19 months of age or younger