Lowering the USPSTF smoking pack-year lung cancer screening criteria to a minimum 20-pack-year history may increase the number of African American smokers who are screened.
For dual users, restrictive regulations may result in increased combustible cigarette use, lower e-cig use.
Nearly 50% of tobacco and vape shops surveyed did not follow FDA regulations in checking identification for persons younger than 27 years.
Updated recommendation calls on primary care physicians to prevent tobacco use among children.
Prevalence of COPD higher in southeastern and Appalachian states, regardless of smoking status.
Results from a cross-sectional study found that among expectant mothers who smoked cigarettes before pregnancy, the probability of preterm birth was reduced following smoking cessation.
Fourteen states have already enacted laws raising the minimum age for tobacco sales to 21.
A survey was administered to former adult smokers in order to identify ways to more effectively target smoking cessation in current smokers.
The rate of discussions between physicians and patients regarding lung cancer screenings is very low.
Researchers found data to support the benefits of proactively helping patients with schizophrenia quit smoking, including the idea to try to create a substitute that would give patients the benefits that they find by self-medicating with cigarettes, but without the unhealthy adverse effects.
Marijuana use also linked to worse overall semen parameters due to induction of oxidative stress.
Electronic cigarette (EC) products may be contaminated with microbial toxins.
Cigarette smoking is associated with more severe multiple sclerosis disease course with lower lifetime cigarette smoking load and smoking cessation having no significant effect on disease severity.
Agency review revealed 35 reported cases of seizures following use of e-cigarettes since 2010.
No increased risk for dementia observed when adjusting for risk of death without dementia.
Visits for edible cannabis more likely to be for acute psychiatric symptoms, intoxication.
Parents who both smoke cigarettes and electronic cigarettes are less likely to have smoke-free car and vape-free car or home policies compared with cigarette users.
Assuming causality, 22% of SUIDs directly attributed to maternal smoking during pregnancy.
Analyzing personality characteristics and risk behaviors of youth who use synthetic cannabinoids may prevent addiction and adverse effects associated with drug use.
Secondhand smoke exposure is associated with an increased prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and CKD development.