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Patients and providers talk about lung cancer screening, GHRI listens

– Susan Brandzel, GHRI project manager, tells about two studies that are exploring personal experiences with a new cancer screening program.

The GHRI research team studying perspectives on lung cancer screening includes Josh Roth, Susan Brandzel, Karen Wernli, Lisa Carter-Harris, and Diana Buist. Susan Brandzel, GHRI…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/03/patients-and-providers-talk-about-lung-cancer-screening-ghri-listens/

November 19: A great day to celebrate life by going smoke-free!

– As Thanksgiving approaches, Dr. Jennifer McClure reflects on why we shouldn’t forget another important day this month, the Great American Smokeout.

Chart data compiled from The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress. A Report of the Surgeon General; and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/november-19-great-day-celebrate-life-going-smoke-free/

When it comes to motivating employees to stop smoking, money talks

– How can businesses get the best return on investment from quit-smoking rewards? Dr. David Grossman reports on a New England Journal of Medicine study.

How can businesses get the best return on investment from quit-smoking rewards? Dr. David Grossman reports on a New England Journal of Medicine study. David Grossman, MD, MPH, is…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/08/when-it-comes-motivating-employees-stop-smoking-money-talks/

Is your child a vaper? Should you care?

– A new report shows e-cigarette use rising among teens. With vaping on the rise, should parents be concerned?

A new report shows e-cigarette use rising among teens. With vaping on the rise, should parents be concerned?  Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs, are…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/04/your-child-vaper-should-you-care/