Tobacco Use

anti smoking program
An anti-smoking program is targeting American Indians, individuals with mental health issues, and the LGBT community, which all have high rates of tobacco use.
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Approximately 50% of youth reported seeing an e-cigarette ad on television, where traditional cigarette advertising has been banned since 1971.
Compared to cigarette smokers, users of smokeless tobacco are exposed to equal or higher levels of nicotine and NNK, a cancer-causing chemical in tobacco products.
Adding to a growing body of research on e-ciagerette use patterns, some recent cigarette quitters may have done so with the assistance of e-cigarettes, according to Science Daily.
china tobacco control
New research determines that efforts to reduce tobacco use in China have been ineffective.
smoking financial incentives
A scientific report found that financial incentives to encourage pregnant women to stop smoking are a sound financial investment.
The FDA determined there is a low likelihood the products will lead to increased tobacco use in the population, prevent people from quitting, or cause those who have quit to relapse.
On November 19th the American Cancer Society (ACS) will hold its 40th annual Great American Smokeout, which encourages smokers to kick the habit.
A new study that evaluated the effect of roflumilast on normal human bronchial epithelial cells exposed to cigarette smoke found that it can help lungs that have been damaged by smoking.
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Smoking rates in the US have hit a record low, but remain high for American adults who are uninsured or on Medicaid, the CDC says.
Researchers found that lung diffusion testing (DLCO) can more accurately represent the risk of COPD development in smokers.
Lobbyists for the e-cigarette industry have reached out to 2016 presidential candidates and have asked them to endorse vaping devices over traditional tobacco products, according to
The FDA's Center for Tobacco Products found that the majority of children ages 12-17 trying a tobacco product for the first time chose to try their tobacco product with an added flavoring.
smoking lung surgery
Quitting smoking too soon before lung surgery may not be beneficial for the patient, as reported by Medpage Today.
Fewer Americans are dying from heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and injuries, however, deaths from COPD increased dramatically from 1969 to 2013, a new study published in JAMA reveals.
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According to Time, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that the minimum age to buy tobacco products be raised to 21.
physicians cigarette
A survey may have revealed a link between the number of duty hours and the prevalence of physicians who smoke, according to research presented at CHEST 2015.
e-cig liquid
Vermont researchers will present a case report at CHEST 2015 in Montréal involving acute inhalation lung injury related to the use of e-cigarettes.
Health groups are calling on the US FDA to investigate the therapeutic claims electronic cigarette manufacturers are allegedly making in reference to their products.
The FTC is seeking clearance from the Office of Management and Budget to collect information from e-cigarette marketers, which is the first step toward conducting the study.