Respiratory Disorders Resource Center

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Polar Vortex Worsens Allergy Season

Allergy experts are warning that due to the polar vortex. there will be a delayed flowering for trees and an increase in spring air allergens

COPD and Invasive Bacterial Infections

Research has found that individuals with COPD have a greater risk of invasive bacterial infection vs. the general population.

When Children's Asthma Peaks

For children aged 2–15 years, asthma exacerbations and asthma medication prescriptions peak in September.

Allergy Rates Vary for Children

Allergy prevalence is uniform across varying regions in the U.S, except in children ≤5 years old.

More Prevnar 13 CAPiTA Study Data

Pfizer has announced additional results from the CAPiTA evaluating Prevnar 13 in preventing a first episode of vaccine-type community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults aged ≥65 ...

Chart: Pneumonia Guidelines

Diagnose, treat, and prevent community acquired pneumonia using recommendations from the IDSA/ATS guideline.

New Drug Product: Breo Ellipta

Long term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in COPD, including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.

Smoke Exposure, Pregnancy Outcomes

Female smokers, never-smoking women with secondhand smoke exposure have significantly increased odds for pregnancy and birth complications.

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