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In the news: ICU deaths higher for minorities, sunscreen absorbed into blood, Coronavirus, Surgeon General on smoking, new bills prevent treating transgender teens.
With the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health commemorated this weekend, we have quite an outlook.
Although they look less like cigarettes than their predecessors, vape pens still cause young adult smokers to crave combustibles when exposed to their use.
A new study in JAMA has found that public health efforts have cut smoking rates in half since then, saving 8 million lives.
Community and medical organizations are teaming up to prevent the tragic consequences of drug misuse and preventable cancers. These programs are educating communities about safe practices and healthy behaviors.
To be patient-centered, a digital health tool doesn’t necessarily have to be high-tech. However, innovations are not just about the tech—they are about how we use the tech to take better care of our patients and be better physicians.
Very little evidence available about short- and long-term health consequences of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
Patient Support & Advocacy
What if making house calls allowed physicians to transform patient care? One documentary film spotlights a family physician in Belfast, Maine who’s made house calls a key component of his practice.
The AMA and others tell a federal court that e-cig manufacturers are following the big tobacco playbook to lure teens to their addictive product.