Marijuana use is associated with increased cough and sputum production, but limited data exist to assess the relationship between marijuana and pulmonary function and obstructive lung disease.
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.
Dual users of conventional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes had the highest prevalence of respiratory symptoms.
Aldehydes act by inducing DNA damage and inhibiting DNA repair.
Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to a 3.9% decrease in overall cancer mortality.
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.
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.
Of the more than 2000 US college campuses with smoke-free policies, 83.7% were tobacco-free and 79.6% and 41% had prohibited electronic cigarette use and hookah smoking, respectively.
Interviews showed some quitters deliberately switch from conventional cigarettes to e-cigarettes while some use both.
A 72-year-old man with a 50 pack-year smoking history and multiple comorbidities, including COPD, presents to the emergency department with left-sided hemiparesis and sensory loss.
E-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products and their sale to youth should be banned worldwide, according to a statement from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies.
Adjustment for varenicline use as a post-cessation treatment linked to increase in beneficial effect.
The inclusion of residual volume-to-total lung capacity ratio may add another dimension to COPD not routinely captured by standard airflow indices that could be predictive of lower maximum exercise capacity.
Electronic cigarettes was the most commonly used tobacco product in high and middle school students in 2017.
The American Academy of Family Physicians and other signatories called on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products.
E-cigarettes are the most commonly used product in middle and high school students with or without asthma.
In adolescent e-cigarette users, stronger nicotine dependence was associated with being in a higher grade in school, vaping at an earlier age, vaping more frequently, and the use of higher nicotine concentrations.
Body mass index and body fat distribution may influence smoking behaviors.
Redeemable deposits and rewards were superior to free smoking cessation aids with respect to sustained abstinence.
Researchers examined nationwide population-based incidence of lung cancer according to sex, race or ethnic group, age group, birth year, and calendar period of diagnosis.
Toxicant exposure to tar, carbon monoxide, and nicotine are lower with hookahs, but still substantial, compared with cigarettes.
Flavoring commonly used in e-cigarettes suppresses cilia beat frequency, lasting for 60 minutes.