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Respiratory Infections in Childhood Increased With Urbanized Living at Birth

Environmental factors, including breastfeeding and visible damp, are associated with risk for infections

Infection With Omicron Less Likely to Result in Post-COVID-19 Condition

No variation in risk for PCC seen based on number of vaccinations, but previous infection linked to reduced PCC risk

Sputum Purulence Can Predict Outcomes in Bronchiectasis

Patients with more purulent sputum experience more exacerbations and more severe exacerbations

Ventilatory Burden Can Assess Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ventilatory burden can also predict all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality

Air Pollution Exposure Tied to Smaller Babies at Birth

However, living in a greener area could help counteract this effect

BNT162b2 Vaccination Linked to Lower Risk for COVID-19 Encounters in Children Under 5

Vaccination linked to reduced odds ratio of COVID-19-related emergency department or urgent care encounter, outpatient visits

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Best for Locally Advanced NSCLC

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy spares more normal tissue than 3D-conformal radiotherapy

Reproductive Factors Linked to Risk for Lung Cancer

Early menarche, early menopause, shortened reproductive life span linked to increased risk, especially for NSCLC

Immune Response Not Inferior With Coadministration of COVID-19, Flu Shots

Similar immune response and no increase in rate of reactogenicity events seen with coadministration versus COVID-19 vaccine alone

CDC Panel Gives Support to New COVID-19 Booster Shots

New booster targets the XBB.1.5 omicron subvariant, which is similar to the dominant variant now circulating