Asking patients to stop smoking before undergoing cosmetic surgery can promote long-term smoking cessation with 40.5% of participants in a recent study no longer smoking on a daily basis.
Study results suggest that smoking status is a potential independent risk factor for psoriasis.
Only 22.7% of smokers with coronary heart disease received some kind of smoking cessation pharmacotherapy during their hospitalization.
In an effort to reduce nicotine to "non-addictive" levels, the FDA will begin a public dialogue.
While counseling is common, few patients are actually prescribed a smoking cessation medication.
Researchers sought to analyze previous data in a real-world context.
Women who experienced a major depressive episode were more likely to be smokers, researchers found.
Electronic medical records inadequate for determining whether patients meet pack-year requirement for lung cancer screening researchers warn.
Smokers had worse rhinosinusitis symptoms and used more antibiotics and oral corticosteroids to treat sinus infections.
Participating countries agreed to introduce policies including high tobacco taxes and smoke-free public spaces.
Although overall tobacco use has declined, more than 4 million teenagers are still using tobacco, according to a CDC report.
Treatment with full-dose angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers was found to slow disease progression in patients with emphysema.
A report published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that the FDA should require cigarette filters to remove the holes.
The association between asthma and Rheumatoid arthritis can help identify high-risk patients and improve treatment options.
Annual lung cancer screenings using low-dose computed tomography among high-risk individuals remain "low and unchanged."
Policies requiring patients to attend counseling in before receiving smoking cessation medications negatively affect use of these medications.
Smoking correlated with increased measures of left ventricular mass and worsening diastolic function.
he average cost of health care for smokers was $64,041 compared to $45,918 for nonsmokers, based on the data from the one-year follow-up period.