Refillable e-cigarettes demonstrate greater efficacy for smoking cessation than nicotine replacement therapy when both products are accompanied by behavioral support.
E-cigarette use increased 77.8% in high school students and 48.5% in middle schoolers.
The FDA has requested a meeting with Walgreen Co. to discuss possible companywide violations.
American Lung Association released the State of Tobacco Control 2019 report.
E-cigarette use linked to increased odds of stroke, myocardial infarction, angina, and coronary heart disease.
Current smokers had an increased risk for measures of subclinical peripheral artery disease.
Current smoking habits, elevated C-reactive protein, older age, and low educational level all contribute to forced expiratory volume in 1 second and forced expiratory vital capacity decline.
FDA Commissioner Gottlieb "horrified" at the recent rise in teen use of e-cigarettes.
Findings were seen in youth reporting asthma diagnosis and secondhand exposure to e-cigarette aerosols.
Jurisdictions with most restrictive ordinances had lowest odds of ever cigarette use or past 30-day use.
In older adults, the effect of anxiety and depression on physical health is similar to that of obesity and smoking.
Researchers examined self-reported smoking habits at age 16 years among adolescents and parents in relation to phenotypes of asthma.
Individuals who use both combustible and e-cigarettes have the highest risk for elevated concentration of toxicants.
Newborn lung function improved as measured by forced expiratory flow at 3 months of age.
About 37% of 12th graders said they had vaped within the previous 12 months.
US Surgeon General issues a call to action for parents, teachers, and health professionals to stop e-cigarette use in adolescents.
Inhaling a 25 mg dose of vaporized cannabis with 10 mg of THC produced pronounced drug effects in healthy adults who were infrequent users of cannabis.
Sildenafil and tadalafil can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
A strong dose-response relationship was seen in never-smokers aged 50 and older.
About 12% of infants registered cotinine values of at least12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults.
The ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway provides guidance to clinicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease who are also smokers.
The concept of thirdhand smoke was originally introduced in 1953, when rodent studies first demonstrated the carcinogenic effects of the residue from tobacco smoke.
There was a substantial rise in youth vaping, but a decline in past 30-day smoking prevalence.
Lower systolic blood pressure was found in individuals living in areas with public smoke-free policies.
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 is also shutting down Facebook and Instagram accounts in the United States.
Details of the electronic cigarette ban are expected to be announced next week.
Scientific models project a continued decrease in lung cancer mortality.
After free flap surgery, smoking status was tied to wound disruption and unplanned reoperation.
Tobacco control could prevent more cancer deaths than any other strategy.