• Pregnant women are being exposed to more dangerous industrial chemicals, warn researchers

    29 days ago - By Natural News

    Research suggests that exposure to harmful chemicals can cause many health problems in people of all ages. And according to a recent study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, pregnant women are being exposed to more dangerous industrial chemicals. These harmful chemicals include parabens, pesticides and plastics, along with “replacement chemicals” for...
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  • Health technology may help people with cancer quit smoking

    Health technology may help people with cancer quit smoking

    30 days ago - By Healio

    The inclusion of a smoking cessation tool into electronic health records increased self-reported patient quit rates by more than 5 percentage points, according to study results.
    Use of Electronic Health Record-Enabled Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Treatment incorporates a module built into EHRs that cues actions by the oncology care team to assess patients' smoking status, offer advice about smoking cessation, prescribe cessation medications, and offer cessation counseling options to patients who smoke.
    The percentage of medical oncology patients with documented smoking
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