E-cigarette vapor condensate is cytotoxic at lower concentrations than e-cigarette liquid, which results in increased apoptosis.
Prolonged exposure to planetary dust could impair airway and lung function and increase the risk of diseases like cancer.
There was a low risk of pneumothorax and catheter misplacement after a ultrasound-guided procedure.
From 2000 to 2015, individuals without insurance or usual care were less likely to have undergone cancer screening.
The American Medical Association urges federal government to regulate e-cigarettes, including a requirement to list nicotine content.
E-cigarette users had significantly higher odds of exposure to second-hand smoke and of consuming alcohol, after adjustments for age, gender, and ethnicity.
Average monthly sales of electronic cigarettes and related products rose 132% from 2012 to 2017.
The FDA aims to support the development of novel inhaled nicotine replacement therapies to combat the public health crisis of tobacco use in the United States.
Pfizer has terminated the ALLOZITHRO trial (N=480) due to this increased risk.
Dual users of conventional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes had the highest prevalence of respiratory symptoms.
Hospitalization risk was also reduced for RA patients who received influenza vaccination.
Reducing the number of computers in surgical intensive care units reduced barriers to communication.
Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions were highest among urgent care facilities (45.7%), with emergency departments (24.6%), medical offices (17.0%), and retail clinics (14.4%) following.
Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to a 3.9% decrease in overall cancer mortality.
Immune priming with seasonal H1N1 viruses earlier in life and egg-adaptation in vaccines can impact antibody responses following influenza vaccination.
Medicare beneficiaries spent more out of pocket for generic medications used to treat cardiovascular disease than patients using standalone prescription drug plans.
Researchers aim to assess the influence of organic solvent exposure on the risk for developing multiple sclerosis.
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.