More than 9 million smokers have attempted to quit because of Tips from Former Smokers Campaign.
Results of a pooled analysis of cross-sectional studies demonstrated an increase in cough, sputum production, wheezing, and dyspnea from marijuana use.
Obesity paradox in type 2 diabetes was pronounced in current smokers and absent in never smokers.
The US Centers for Disease Control offers steps to minimize exposure to wildfire smoke, particularly for those with chronic conditions.
The recall affects approximately 470,000 units that include drugs packaged with 3 to 10 tablets per blister card. The blister packs were developed for use in hospitals, however some were sent to retail pharmacies and were likely dispensed for in-home use.
Lone star tick is most common in the South, but may be spreading to new areas.
The device is indicated for ultrasound echo imaging, measurement, and analysis of the human body for general clinical applications including musculoskeletal, vascular, small parts (breast, thyroid), and lung imaging.
Commission makes 6 recommendations to meet 2030 goals for non-communicable diseases.
Factors that could increase risk for heat-related illnesses include age-related changes to skin as well as heart, lung, and kidney diseases.
About 10 percent of youth report smoking hookah, with smoking mainly occurring in the home environment.
Smoking marijuana seems to be associated with increased risk of cough, sputum production, and wheezing.
Few JUUL-related Twitter posts mention topic of smoking cessation.
Increase in all-cause, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, suicide, and COPD mortality.
Of the more than 2000 US college campuses with smoke-free policies, 83.7% were tobacco-free and 79.6% and 41% had prohibited electronic cigarette use and hookah smoking, respectively.
Interviews showed some quitters deliberately switch from conventional cigarettes to e-cigarettes while some use both.
E-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products and their sale to youth should be banned worldwide, according to a statement from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies.
The researchers argued that outpatient antibiotic stewardship efforts must be strengthened to eliminate antibiotic treatment for viral upper respiratory infections and acute bronchitis.
Adjustment for varenicline use as a post-cessation treatment linked to increase in beneficial effect.
The inclusion of residual volume-to-total lung capacity ratio may add another dimension to COPD not routinely captured by standard airflow indices that could be predictive of lower maximum exercise capacity.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography in asymptomatic individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease events.
Electronic cigarettes was the most commonly used tobacco product in high and middle school students in 2017.
The American Academy of Family Physicians and other signatories called on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products.
Targeted sequencing, whole-genome sequencing, and whole-genome bisulfite sequencing showed potential for detecting lung cancer.
A total of 8 quantitative radiologic features were used to characterize indeterminate screen-detected lung nodules.
In adolescent e-cigarette users, stronger nicotine dependence was associated with being in a higher grade in school, vaping at an earlier age, vaping more frequently, and the use of higher nicotine concentrations.
Body mass index and body fat distribution may influence smoking behaviors.
Systematic early lactate measurements speed antibiotic administration and improve outcomes in patients with sepsis.
Adherence to Mediterranean diet may attenuate association of nitrous oxide with all-cause mortality.
Redeemable deposits and rewards were superior to free smoking cessation aids with respect to sustained abstinence.
Flavoring commonly used in e-cigarettes suppresses cilia beat frequency, lasting for 60 minutes.