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29 Sep

This May Explain the Gender Gap You See In Cystic Fibrosis Mortality

Respiratory therapists know their cystic fibrosis patients are living longer and longer lives, but to keep that trend going, new treatments are needed. This is especially true for women with the disease, who tend to have higher mortality rates and shorter lifespans. Researchers from several U.S. universities believe they have uncovered biological mechanisms that may… Read more »

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22 Sep

AARC Election 2017 Results Announced

Voting in AARC Election 2017 ended on Sept. 14, and President Frank Salvatore has announced the results. The results of this year’s officers and directors election are: Vice-President of Internal Affairs Natalie Napolitano, MPH, RRT-NPS, AE-C, CTTS, FAARC Vice-President of External Affairs Sheri Tooley, BSRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C Secretary Treasurer Karen Schell, DHSc, BSRC, RRT-NPS,… Read more »

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15 Sep

Good Press: AARC Members in the News September

Good Press: AARC Members in the News September features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Keith Terry Carl Rizzo Christopher Trotter and Keith Terry were pleased to accept CoARC’s Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award on behalf of their RT program at the AARC Summer Forum, reports this article in the Huntington, WV, Herald-Dispatch. … Read more »

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16 Aug

Good Press: AARC Members in the News August

Good Press: AARC Members in the News August features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Stephany Melton Aaron Light Jeffrey Davis Joel Wilmouth Nita Hudsick Stephany Melton is recognized for her life-saving efforts in this article in the Atlanta, GA, Journal Constitution. She was having dinner with a nurse colleague in March when… Read more »

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09 Aug

AARC Applauds New FDA Tobacco Regulations

It’s official: FDA tobacco regulations on all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, went into effect Monday, and the new regulations encompass a wide range of hoops tobacco manufacturers and retailers will have to jump through in order to keep these products on the market.  In a document published on the FDA website this week, the government… Read more »

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04 Aug

AARC to Disney: Cut Ties with Tobacco

AARC To Disney: Cut Ties with Tobacco Aug. 4, 2016 The AARC has gone on record opposing Disney’s relationship with a media company that’s currently working with tobacco giant Philip Morris to market its products to children. Disney is a major stakeholder in VICE Media, a youth-focused company that operates in 30 countries around the… Read more »

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01 Aug

New-Onset COPD Added to World Trade Center Health Program

The AARC has learned that first responders and others who developed new-onset COPD following their exposure to the 9/11 terror attacks will now be eligible for benefits through the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program. COPD was added after the WTC Health Program reviewed peer-reviewed epidemiologic studies regarding potential evidence of COPD among individuals who… Read more »

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26 Jul

Good Press: AARC Members in the News July

Good Press: AARC Members in the News July features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Sarah Parker Ann Flint De De Gardner Diane Rhodes Jaime Magnetico Amy Churchill is seeking reelection to her local school board, reports this article in the Asheville, NC, Citizen-Times. If elected, it will be her second term on… Read more »

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