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Targeting these risk factors with adjunctive therapy may help improve outcomes, say authors of a new study.

A new CDC study also found that older adults are more likely to be hospitalized for a severe respiratory virus than those aged 18 to 49 years.

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Infections with pneumonia send a substantial number of older adults to the hospital, much more than younger adults. Researchers are calling for new rapid diagnostic tests.

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Proposed mechanisms for the association include PPI-induced acute pH dysregulation and alteration of the gut microbiome.

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The price tag for an ICU stay was more than 5 times higher for pneumonia patients. Can we find an ounce of prevention?

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Undiagnosed lung disease in smokers, the impact of guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia in children, and climate change and asthma attacks make headlines in the respiratory news.

Thirty minutes/day of hospital-based physical therapy reduced 30-day readmission, an important Medicare hospital performance metric.

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