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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 »

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating a growing public health menace — flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products that have lured young people into vaping and smoking. And in a bold regulatory move, the agency said it would move to outlaw two traditional tobacco products that disproportionately… Read More »

US FDA Seeks Ban on Flavoured E-Cigarettes As Teen Vaping Increases

Vaping (Photo Credits: Unsplash) The United States’ Food and Drug Administration is planning to ban menthol cigarettes further crippling the tobacco industry. Agency officials said that the crackdown is a part of its aggressive campaign against flavoured e-cigarettes and some tobacco products. The ban on menthols would affect British American Tobacco BTI -4.24% PLC, that sells… Read More »