Friday Links – Statins & Asthma Again, Smokefree Workplaces
More on Cholesterol Drugs and Asthma
If you read Monday’s post on statin use and reduced asthma hospitalizations, here’s more information on why treatment recommendations won’t change without further research.
More 2009 AAAAI Annual Meeting News
Researchers presented their statin findings at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology’s annual meeting this week. Here’s the link to more news from the meeting.
Obama Appoints Health Technology Head
Using technology to streamline healthcare is a key component of Obama’s plan to bring down costs, and Harvard Medical professor David Blumenthal will direct those efforts.
South Dakota the 24th State to Pass Smokefree Workplace Law
And according to this American Lung Association press release,
Elected officials in states like Michigan, North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin are now considering smokefree air laws.