The risk for late-onset epilepsy was lower in patients with higher physical activity levels and moderate alcohol intake.
Teens whose concern over societal discrimination grew between 2016 and 2017 increased their cigarette and marijuana use.
Investigators examined the effects of smoking on respiratory symptoms and functional levels in patients with multiple sclerosis.
More than 1200 warning letters and fines have been sent to retailers and major e-cigarette manufacturers.
Many women are unconvinced of the potential harmful effects of marijuana use in pregnancy due to the lack of available evidence.
Smokers with immediate vs gradual reduction have significantly lower levels of smoke exposure.
Researchers found that 14.6 percent of adults reported marijuana use in the past year and 8.7 percent reported use in the past 30 days.
Adults within the LBGTQ community more likely to use e-cigarettes.
More than 9 million smokers have attempted to quit because of Tips from Former Smokers Campaign.
AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products
Current cannabis use among parents with children at home increased from 4.9% to 6.8% while current cigarette use declined from 27.6% to 20.2% from 2002-2015, as measured by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Adaption of processes in pediatric pulmonology clinics that may eliminate tobacco use and exposure will help with decreasing medical expenses and hospital admissions for illnesses that can be triggered from smoke exposure.
Of the women who gave birth in 2016, over 7% smoked cigarettes while pregnant.
Dr Windel Stracener, a family practitioner for 22 years, discusses substance abuse, sexual activity, and other sensitive topics many clinicians do not ask their patients.
A congressionally mandated report has found that e-cigarettes are likely to be far less harmful than conventional cigarettes, although they are not without health risks.
Future studies may help to assess the relation between chronic marijuana use and cardiovascular risks.
Adolescent marijuana prevalence today would be at or near record highs if cigarette use had not declined since 2005.
Researchers observed a positive correlation between the amount and duration of smoking and the occurrence of psoriasis.
Serum concentration levels of several antidepressants were lower in cigarette smokers compared with nonsmokers.
Countries committed to introducing policies such as high tobacco taxes and smoke-free public spaces.
A strong inverse association between total fruit and vegetable consumption and COPD was observed in smokers but not in never-smokers.
Electronic cigarettes cause an imbalance of cardiac autonomic tone and increased oxidative stress, which may increase cardiovascular risk.
It is important to use the right terminology when discussing medical terms, specifically ones associated with smoke-related respiratory conditions, according to the researchers.
Men and women who quit smoking after entering HIV care at age 40 years gained 5.7 years and 4.6 years of life expectancy, respectively, compared with those who continued to smoke.
Results suggest that the legalization of recreational marijuana use led to the increase in children who were unintentionally exposed to the drug.
While most PAs believe that e-cigarettes are harmful to health, they need more reliable information to help inform clinical decisions.
Of those who quit abruptly, 49% and 22% were still non-smokers at 4 weeks and 6 months, respectively.
In 2014, nearly 9% of women who gave birth smoked during pregnancy.
Study results showed no significant difference based on the type of smoking cessation option they were given.
Researchers confirmed increased risks for infertility and natural menopause before age 50 in women who are either active smokers or regularly exposed to secondhand smoke.