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Become the next Editor in Chief for the journal CHEST®
December 06, 2017 - The journal CHEST is seeking applicants for Editor in Chief (EIC), with a 6-month transition beginning in January 2019.
CHEST issues a letter to Texas Governor Abbott regarding the "bathroom bills"
July 28, 2017 - Stephen J. Welch, Executive Vice President & CEO of CHEST, issues a letter to Texas Governor Abbott regarding the "bathroom bills".
World Lung Cancer Day
July 19, 2017 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) commemorates, celebrates and supports those impacted by lung cancer.
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Press Releases

Long-term usage of inhaled corticosteroids may increase risk of bone fractures in patients with COPD
February 05, 2018 - A study published in the February journal CHEST® suggests long-term inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in patients with COPD may increase risk of bone fractures in both men and women.
Atrial fibrillation and its accompanying risks on the rise in Asian patients
February 05, 2018 - In a new study published in the journal CHEST®, researchers report on the first large-scale study of almost 300,000 patients in Taiwan with new-onset AF.
Asymptomatic atrial fibrillation poses challenges for cardiac care
January 17, 2018 - In a study published in the journal CHEST®, researchers found that asymptomatic PAF patients are more likely to be older, male, and have more comorbidities and a higher risk of stroke than symptomatic patients. In an analysis of a sustained AF (SAF) group, the prevalence of major comorbidities and stroke risk were comparable in both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients.
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Recent Blog Articles

How the New Blood Pressure Management Guidelines May Lead to More Headaches for Physicians
February 16, 2018 - As a part of Heart Month, Dr. David Nagel, member of the Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork, shares his insights on the new blood pressure management guidelines.
Patient and Clinician Engagement in Treating Pulmonary Fibrosis–A CHEST Foundation Webinar
February 14, 2018 - Learn about the Patient and Clinician Engagement in Treating Pulmonary Fibrosis webinar hosted by the CHEST Foundation, on February 28, 2018, at 12:00 pm CST.
Q and A with CHEST Foundation Grant Winner Diana Crossley, MD
February 12, 2018 - Diana Crossley, MD, is the winner of the 2017 CHEST Foundation and the Alpha-1 Foundation Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. Read our follow-up interview with Dr. Crossley.
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