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Does Exposure to Pest and Pet Allergens Reduce Child's Asthma Risk
A recent study that said young children exposed to pet or pest allergens were at a lower risk of developing asthma. But, it might not be that that simple.
Why We Need Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Now More Than Ever
Hiking was the first activity that became hard for Jim Hartmann, who had led an active lifestyle traveling, hiking and canoeing. Next, it was climbing stairs at work. He continued struggling for years, thinking his breathlessness was a sign of aging. Four years ago, Jim noticed that even light activities, such as gardening, were leaving him exhausted.
Scientists, Leaders and Mentors: Advancing Women's Careers in Clinical Research
When Anne Dixon, M.D., first started working with the American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) Network in 2001 as a junior investigator, she went to her first steering committee meeting with an idea for a study.
Dr. Sockrider's Story: Airways Clinical Research Centers
Texas Children’s Hospital has been part of the American Lung Association’s Airways Clinical Research Centers – the nation’s largest clinical trial network dedicated to COPD and asthma research – since it launched in 1999. Learn more about this expansive and impressive network at Lung.org/acrc.
Life Course Study with Dr. Ravi Kalhan
Dr. Ravi Kalhan discusses how working with a large network of millenials can lead to new findings that will lead to better lung health for all Americans. Learn more about his work with the Airways Clinical Research Centers at life course studies for lung disease at Lung.org/acrc.
Lung Health Cohort Focuses on Millennials’ Lung Health
Dr. Kalhan discusses how focusing on millennials can add new perspectives to lung disease research. Learn more about Dr. Kalhan’s approach at Lung.org/acrc.
Lung Health Cohort with the Airways Clinical Research Centers
Learn how Dr. Ravi Kalhan has partnered with the American Lung Association’s Airways Clinical Research Centers to find trends to exposures to lung disease, to help prevent them before they even start. Learn more about this partnership at Lung.org/acrc.
Mike's Story: COPD
Being part of an American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Center trial gave Mike hope after his diagnosis with COPD. Learn how you can take an active role in your health at Lung.org/acrc.
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