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Geisinger surgical redesign seeks to reduce opioid use

On the heels of a successful pilot test last year, Geisinger Health in Pennsylvania is implementing an enterprise-wide surgical redesign program to decrease the use of opioids. In June 2017, Geisinger launched a pilot test called ProvenRecovery, a surgical redesign initiative to expedite healing, improve pain management and reduce opioid use. During the pilot, Geisinger… Read More »

Masks, Purifiers and Other Steps to Reduce the Harmful Effects of California’s Smoke

The devastating wildfires that have ravaged parts of California brought with them plumes of smoke, shrouding some communities in a soupy black fog. Air pollution like that is full of tiny particles that can cause health problems, ranging from temporary discomfort to long-term heart and lung diseases. If you live in one of the worst-affected… Read More »