John Kim, MD, Article in The Conversation About Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Lung Health Attracts Widespread National News Coverage

March 5, 2024 by

John Kim, MD

John Kim, MD

John Kim, MD, an assistant professor of medicine and pulmonary and critical care expert at UVA School of Medicine, explains why omega-3 fatty acids are linked to better lung health in The Conversation, an article that received widespread national news coverage.

Dr. Kim says, “…higher dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids is linked to better lung function and longer survival in patients with pulmonary fibrosis, a chronic respiratory disease.”  His team’s research was recently published in the Journal Chest.

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