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Smoking cessation through a healthcare system model is shown more effective than telephone ‘quitlines’ in the short term

Smoking cessation through a healthcare system model is shown more effective than telephone ‘quitlines’ in the short term

A healthcare system model that offered tobacco cessation treatment to smokers being discharged from a hospital produced a higher rate of tobacco abstinence during the three- month program than referral to a state-based telephone quitline, but the adv... »

Doctors overestimate success of multi-step medical procedures

Doctors overestimate success of multi-step medical procedures

Whether a woman is giving birth or a man is having a cancer biopsy, medical care is rarely straightforward. At any point, an unexpected complication can arise, particularly during treatments that require several steps. »

Colon cancer screening decisions: What’s the best option and when?

Colon cancer screening decisions: What’s the best option and when?

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If climate change keeps you up at night, here’s how to cope

If climate change keeps you up at night, here’s how to cope

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Period equity: What it is and why it matters

Period equity: What it is and why it matters

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Cognitive effects in midlife of long-term cannabis use

Cognitive effects in midlife of long-term cannabis use

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I’m too young to have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, right?

I’m too young to have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, right?

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Heart problems and the heat: What to know and do

Heart problems and the heat: What to know and do

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Thunderstorm asthma: Bad weather, allergies, and asthma attacks

Thunderstorm asthma: Bad weather, allergies, and asthma attacks

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Talking to your doctor about your LGBTQ+ sex life

Talking to your doctor about your LGBTQ+ sex life

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