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25 Jan

Help Your Patients Learn the Cost of Smoking

Have you ever wondered how much smoking costs an individual each year or even in a lifetime? WalletHub recently published an article this topic: “The Real Cost of Smoking by State.” According to the American Lung Association, tobacco use accounts for nearly half a million deaths in the U.S. each year and is the leading… Read more »

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24 Jan

New Report Released on E-Cig Consequences

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report on Jan. 23 that details the potential consequences of the use of e-cigarettes. The report was conducted at the request of the Center for Tobacco Products of the Food and Drug Administration. The purpose of the study is to review the available evidence of… Read more »

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24 Jan

Catching Up with Dr. Toni Rodriguez, AARC President 2007-2008

“I continued working in the profession during this time because I was hooked. It was exciting gratifying work and I loved it.” Dr. Toni Rodriguez     This month in our Catching Up series, we’re learning more about Toni Rodriguez EdD, RRT, FAARC, AARC president 2007-2008. Describe Your Career Path Dr. Rodriguez: I started in… Read more »

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17 Jan

Now Accepting Abstracts for the 2018 OPEN FORUM

OPEN FORUM serves as a great platform for members of the respiratory care profession to share original research with their colleagues. The OPEN FORUM is one of the most anticipated events at the AARC Congress. After all, where else can respiratory therapists hear about original research conducted by and for members of their profession? For… Read more »

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17 Jan

SPOTY Spotlight: Donna Tanner

This month in our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, we’re learning more about our Adult Acute Care SPOTY: Donna Tanner, MHA, MBA, RRT, RRT-ACCS. Bedside has her heart Donna Tanner, MHA, MBA, RRT, RRT-ACCS was named 2017 Specialty Practitioner of the Year for the Adult Acute Care Specialty Section. “I love the… Read more »

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