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E-Cigarettes: They May Help People to Quit Smoking, But What About Harm to Public Health?

Evidence is mounting that electronic cigarettes can be useful as a tool in helping people to quit smoking under the right circumstances. But a University of Colorado Department of Medicinefaculty member says there are still questions to be answered about potential harm from e-cigarettes.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date April 26, 2024
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Asynchronous Primary Care Offers Challenges, Opportunities

news outletMedscape
Publish DateMay 17, 2024

Asynchronous care holds promise in extending care beyond traditional constraints, according to Stephen Fuest, MD, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, and a co-moderator of the workshop. "By capitalizing on our experiences in designing and implementing systems for portal communication, we can find ways to optimize productivity and alleviate burnout," Fuest said.

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How Colorado law shapes advanced care planning; Former Broncos players help children cope with grief

news outletCPR
Publish DateMay 14, 2024

Did you know that If you're critically ill and can't make decisions for yourself, your family can't automatically step into help?

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Behavioral tactics for CLABSI prevention should be emphasized, survey shows

news outletHealio
Publish DateMay 10, 2024

A nationally representative survey showed high use of evidence-based technical interventions to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in recent years; however, gaps remain in use of behavioral interventions.

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Study sheds light on challenges faced by caregivers of children with genetic conditions

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateMay 10, 2024

When it comes to improving the lives of children with genetic conditions, medical research often focuses solely on the children.

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