The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions to prevent the initiation of smoking in the pediatric population.
While quitting smoking during the first trimester slightly decreases the risk for low birth weight in newborns, any duration of maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and abnormal body proportions.
The guide includes information on a drug’s origin, common street names, how it is abused, what effect it has on the mind and body, what the overdose effects are, and what its legal status is in the US.
The FDA has opened a docket to gather information from the public on the use of vaping products that may be linked to recent lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes.
Several drug classes including cannabinoids, SSRIs seem to be ineffective for cannabis use disorder.
Organizations including the CDC and FDA have been investigating the nationwide outbreak of e-cigarette or vaping product use–associated lung injury since August 2019.
Studies consistently report dose-response associations between smoking and MS, suggesting causality between smoking and increased MS risk.
Surgeon General says too many people are not getting access to cessation treatments that work.
Officials say teen had ‘chronic underlying medical condition,’ but condition has not been identified.
Acute exposure to traffic-related air pollution can lead to lower airway neutrophils to release of neutrophil extracellular traps, which is linked to COPD severity and airflow limitations.
Active smokers hospitalized for a major surgical procedure who started nicotine replacement therapy within 2 days of admission had similar outcomes as those who were not prescribed nicotine replacement therapy.
Changes in left ventricular size, subclinical dysfunction reported for regular cannabis use vs rare/no use.
Increased risk for GDM seen across all levels of prepregnancy BMI and gestational weight gain.
Nicotine content of the 2 newly approved cigarettes is less than 1 mg per cigarette.
CDC will no longer monitor nonhospitalized patients due to similarities with hospitalized cases.
The number of Americans stricken with a severe, sometimes fatal lung illness tied to vaping has now reached 1888.
There is little evidence to suggest that cannabinoids improve mental disorders.
First use of menthol, mint, or other flavored cigarette vs nonflavored cigarette tied to later cigarette use.
Guidelines highlight importance of asking patients about e-cigarette, or vaping, use in nonjudgmental way.
And, 26 vaping-related deaths across 21 states have now been reported.