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Undiagnosed lung disease in smokers, the impact of guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia in children, and climate change and asthma attacks make headlines in the respiratory news.

In these half-dozen slides, we look at this dangerous combination and the particular challenges it poses to diagnosis and disease management.

Obstructive, restrictive, or mixed airways disease? See what you know about asthma, COPD, and the test results used to diagnose each.

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Exacerbations in asthma are common long after patients receive step down medications, and other respiratory disease news.

Asthma associated with lower risk of lethal prostate Ca

One theory posited by the authors of a new study is that asthma patients may have an enhanced propensity for a CD4+ T-cell helper response.

Respiratory disease is the main reason why patients visit primary care practices. This brief summary highlights the latest in research and patient care.

This waxy eyebrow lesion appears to be stuck to the skin. Do you know what it is? See how well you do with the questions in this quiz.

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