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News: Articles from Consultant 360 February 2016

Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Study: Hookah Smokers Inhale 25 Times the Tar of Cigarette Smokers

Hookah tobacco contains substantially more toxins and, therefore, poses significantly more health risks than cigarettes, according to a recent study.

 Fiber-Rich Diet May Help Prevent Lung Disease

A new study suggests that a diet rich in fiber may help decrease the risk of lung disease as well as fending off diabetes and heart disease.

 Benzaldehyde Commonly Found in E-Cigarette Vapor

Smokers of cherry-flavored electronic cigarettes inhale higher levels of benaldeyde than smokers of regular cigarettes, according to a new study.

 COPD Patients More Likely To Be Depressed

Women and those with a history of stroke who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at a higher risk for developing persistent depression, according to recent research.

 New Guidelines Detail Antibiotic Use for Respiratory Infections

The American College of Physicians and the CDC has published recommendations for the appropriate use of antibiotics in the treatment of acute respiratory tract infections.