Sheila Jacobs

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Basophil Levels in Childhood Asthma May Indicate Risk for Future Exacerbations

Basophil Levels in Childhood Asthma May Indicate Risk for Future Exacerbations

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Children with asthma and/or wheeze who have a basophil level above 0.18% of the circulating peripheral blood mononuclear cell population have a higher risk for future exacerbations.

Vaporized Cannabis Has Lack of Effect on Airway Function in COPD

Vaporized Cannabis Has Lack of Effect on Airway Function in COPD

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When compared with a placebo control cannabis, cannabis had no effect on breathlessness intensity ratings during exercise at isotime or on exercise endurance time.

Electronic Asthma Action Plans Help Reduce Exacerbations

Electronic Asthma Action Plans Help Reduce Exacerbations

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Electronic asthma action plans supported by text messaging services may improve control and reduce exacerbations.

NHANES: Electronic Cigarette Trends in US Adolescents and Adults

NHANES: Electronic Cigarette Trends in US Adolescents and Adults

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E-cigarette users had significantly higher odds of exposure to second-hand smoke and of consuming alcohol, after adjustments for age, gender, and ethnicity.

Nasal Microbiota Changes Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Inflammation

Nasal Microbiota Changes Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Inflammation

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Obstructive sleep apnea was associated with differences in the diversity and composition of the nasal microbiome.

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