At 6 months, researchers found a negative association between electronic cigarette use and subsequent smoking cessation.
The FDA is seeking data, research, and general information regarding the role that flavors play in youth smoking.
On a population level, electronic cigarettes are associated with more harm than benefit.
Current tobacco smoke exposure is not associated with airflow obstruction in school-aged children, but prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma.
Smokers and nonsmokers had similar symptoms and risk factors present for asthma, but differed in comorbidities.
High-wattage electronic cigarettes may cause airway epithelial injury and small airway constriction.
Overall, 7.2% of women who gave birth in 2016 smoked cigarettes during pregnancy.
Lead and other toxic metals may leak from some electronic cigarettes' heating coils and are present in the aerosols that are inhaled by users.
Compared with individuals who never used tobacco, exclusive current cigarette smokers and exclusive current cigar smokers had increased all-cause mortality risks.
The researchers found that greater perception of harm from e-cigarettes was associated with lower odds of susceptibility to using e-cigarettes and current use of e-cigarettes.
Compared with nonsmokers, smokers believe the mild and severe adverse consequences of smoking will take a longer time to develop.
Overall, 29.2% of veterans report current use of 1 of 5 tobacco products.
Non-cigarette tobacco use is associated with subsequent cigarette smoking among US adolescents.
Pharmaceutical aids are not effective for increasing long-term smoking cessation.
Individuals taking varenicline for smoking cessation may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
Smoking cessation drug varenicline also reduces heavy drinking., especially in men.
Smoking cessation outcomes improve with abstinence contingent incentives.
Few cases of lung cancer suspected in counties with smoke-free ordinances.
Smokers with asthma have been encouraged to switch from conventional to electronic cigarettes, but the latter may still cause respiratory damage.
An estimated 42.0% of all incident cancers and 45.1% of cancer deaths in the United States are attributed to potentially modifiable risk factors.
Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure appears to be associated with airflow obstruction in children who have asthma.
Adolescents who use electronic cigarettes with higher levels of nicotine may progressively increase the frequency and intensity of smoking.
A significant enrichment of potential pathogens occurred in patients who smoked and who were admitted to the hospital for severe trauma.
Current use of 2 or more tobacco products was highest among installation, maintenance, and repair workers.
Researchers found the first evidence that smoking modifies previously reported inverse associations between specific polymorphisms and Parkinson Disease.
Replacing smoking with vaping would result in "substantial" life-year gains.
Smokers with HIV who are adherent to antiretroviral therapy are still likely to die from lung cancer.
The prevalence of smoking is higher in people who have experienced myocardial infarction.
E-cigarettes that contain nicotine may cause arterial stiffness and increase blood pressure and heart rate.
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.