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05-30-24 - Novel Tobacco Products Pose a Danger to Young People
05-22-24 - Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF, Commences Term as President of the American Thoracic Society
05-01-24 - American Thoracic Society Receives $400,000 from A. Sonia Buist - Highest Lifetime Donor in ATS History
04-23-24 - 2024 Respiratory Health Award Recipients Announced
03-19-24 - Break the Chain of Transmission to End Tuberculosis – World TB Day 2024
02-06-24 - ATS Applauds EPA Protective Standard on particulate matter (PM) Pollution
11-27-23 - Eradicating HIV Will Take Collaborative Action and a Commitment to Curb TB Infections
11-13-23 - Breathing is Life – Act Earlier: World COPD Day 2023
11-10-23 - Urgent Need for Increased Global Access to Effective Prevention and Treatment of Pneumonia
11-01-23 - Wildfires Impact Health Across All Regions of U.S. According to "Health of the Air" Report
09-21-23 - Leave No One Behind: FIRS Calls for Equitable Access to Prevention and Treatment on World Lung Day 2023
09-19-23 - Five New Health Systems Partner with American Thoracic Society on Vaccine Initiative
09-05-23 - Experts Propose New Global Definition of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
08-22-23 - Lung Disease Physicians and Researchers Disappointed by Environmental Protection Agency's Slow-Motion Action to Curbe Smog Ozone Air Pollution
08-15-23 - Pulmonary Rehabilitation Earns Strong Recommendation in New Clinical Practice Guideline
07-28-23 - Respiratory Groups Stress Lung Cancer Risks and Importance of Early Screening and Treatment for World Lung Cancer Day
06-29-23 - International Lung Health Organizations Join to Raise Awareness for Bronchiectasis
06-23-23 - Race-Neutral Testing Could Have Given Access to Life-Saving Lung Transplants for More Black Patients
05-30-23 - FIRS Calls for Action to Prevent Young People from Taking Up Smoking
05-02-23 - On World Asthma Day Respiratory Health Associations Call for Asthma Care for All
03-27-23 - ATS Publishes Official Statement on Race, Ethnicity and Pulmonary Function Test Interpretation
03-23-23 - On World TB Day, International Lung Health Organizations Advise "We Must Find and Treat Everyone with TB, to End TB"
03-02-23 - 2023 GOLD Report Proposes a New Definition of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
01-17-23 - Improving Adult Immunization Rates Focus of Partnership Between ATS and Three Health Systems Across U.S.

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