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Shared decision-making should be encouraged in ICU

(HealthDay)—Shared decision-making should be implemented in the intensive care unit (ICU) as a collaborative process involving patients (or their surrogates) and clinicians, according to a policy statement published online ...

Apr 29, 2016
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Even light hookah use may cause airway problems

(HealthDay)—Some people believe smoking from a hookah is safe because smoke passes through water before being inhaled. But, a new study found that hookah smoking may actually be more dangerous than cigarettes.

Apr 13, 2016
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Even light-use waterpipe smoking harms the lungs

(HealthDay)—Young, light-use waterpipe smokers exhibit a variety of pulmonary abnormalities, according to a study published online March 23 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Apr 01, 2016
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