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Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

The concept of thirdhand smoke was originally introduced in 1953, when rodent studies first demonstrated the carcinogenic effects of the residue from tobacco smoke.

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FDA: E-Liquids Found to Contain Undeclared Prescription Drugs

FDA: E-Liquids Found to Contain Undeclared Prescription Drugs

Sildenafil and tadalafil can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

COPD Tied to Obesity in Never-Smokers

COPD Tied to Obesity in Never-Smokers

A strong dose-response relationship was seen in never-smokers aged 50 and older.

Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

About 12% of infants registered cotinine values of at least12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults.

ACC: Smoking Cessation Expert Decision Pathway Emphasizes Team-Based Support

ACC: Smoking Cessation Expert Decision Pathway Emphasizes Team-Based Support

The ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway provides guidance to clinicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease who are also smokers.

Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

The concept of thirdhand smoke was originally introduced in 1953, when rodent studies first demonstrated the carcinogenic effects of the residue from tobacco smoke.

Vaping Becomes More Popular in Youth as Smoking Declines

Vaping Becomes More Popular in Youth as Smoking Declines

There was a substantial rise in youth vaping, but a decline in past 30-day smoking prevalence.

Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure

Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure

Lower systolic blood pressure was found in individuals living in areas with public smoke-free policies.

FDA Proposes New Restrictions on Sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

FDA Proposes New Restrictions on Sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

The FDA has announced that it will make changes to its tobacco compliance policy that will put restrictions on the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems.

JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigarettes From Market

JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigarettes From Market

JUUL is also shutting down Facebook and Instagram accounts in the United States.

FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes

FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes

Details of the electronic cigarette ban are expected to be announced next week.

Efforts Made in the 1960s to Curb Smoking Will Have Effects Well Into Future

Efforts Made in the 1960s to Curb Smoking Will Have Effects Well Into Future

Scientific models project a continued decrease in lung cancer mortality.

Smoking Associated With Complications After Free Flap Reconstruction of the Head and Neck

Smoking Associated With Complications After Free Flap Reconstruction of the Head and Neck

After free flap surgery, smoking status was tied to wound disruption and unplanned reoperation.

Tobacco Use Remains Leading Modifiable Cause of Cancer

Tobacco Use Remains Leading Modifiable Cause of Cancer

Tobacco control could prevent more cancer deaths than any other strategy.

Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up

Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up

Only 40% of e-cigarette users reported a perceived chance of experiencing social or health risks.

Smoking Initiation Risk in Adolescents Identified Using Prognostic Tool

Smoking Initiation Risk in Adolescents Identified Using Prognostic Tool

The tool has 12 variables, such as age, worry- or stress-related items, and alcohol- or tobacco-related items.

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Canada is the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use.

CFTR Dysfunction Likely Associated With Worsened Airway Disease in Smokers

CFTR Dysfunction Likely Associated With Worsened Airway Disease in Smokers

Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator dysfunction is associated with worsened airway disease in patients with COPD.

Smoking of Any Amount Is Proportionally Linked With Lung Disease

Smoking of Any Amount Is Proportionally Linked With Lung Disease

The risk for obstructive lung disease was nearly 8 times greater in heavy stable smokers compared with never-smokers.

Adolescent Use of Combustible, Edible, and Vaporized Cannabis

Adolescent Use of Combustible, Edible, and Vaporized Cannabis

Combustible use was the most prevalent; 61.7% of cannabis users report using multiple methods.

High Nicotine Concentrations Delivered by 'Pod Mods'

High Nicotine Concentrations Delivered by 'Pod Mods'

Small devices deliver addictive nicotine dose without noxious taste; pose danger to adolescents.

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