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News in brief: Better asthma care needed for pregnant Indigenous women; ATAGI recommends COVID vax booster for patients on OCS; Health care workers can allay vax fears of parents of children with chronic lung conditions

Better asthma care needed for pregnant Indigenous women Asthmatic, pregnant, Indigenous women are twice as likely to suffer neonatal deaths than non-Indigenous women — events that could be prevented with better respiratory care, according to an Australian study. The retrospective study reviewed birthing outcomes in 18,802 asthmatic, pregnant women presenting to Mater Mothers’ Hospital between ...

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