Severe respiratory failure risk elevated in older e-cigarette users in rural Appalachia
Patients hospitalized with e-cigarette and vaping-associated lung injury living in rural areas are more commonly older and develop more severe respiratory failure compared with...
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Dual use of tobacco and e-cigarettes linked to increased risk for respiratory symptoms
Respiratory symptoms such as cough and wheeze are more likely in individuals who use both e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes together, compared with use of either product...
4 days ago - Healio
Smoking cessation program effective for people with psychiatric disorders post-discharge
A scalable, multicomponent intervention for smoking cessation appeared effective among people with psychiatric disorders following hospital discharge, according to results of a...
4 days ago - Healio
Active and maternal tobacco smoking around birth increase risk for IPF
Active and passive tobacco smoking around birth was associated with an increase in the risk for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, researchers reported in Chest. “Even though the...
7 days ago - Healio
Childhood Behavioral Problems Linked to Maternal Smoking
Behavioral problems in early childhood are associated with a pregnant woman's exposure to tobacco smoke and pollution from road traffic.
10 days ago - Medindia Health
Apr 30 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19 and global vaccinations, AF screening, conduction-system pacing, FDA ban on menthol tobacco, and a heartfelt essay are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this...
10 days ago - Medscape
FDA commits to advancing two tobacco product standards to reduce disease, death from smoking
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is committing to advancing two tobacco product standards to significantly reduce disease and death from using...
11 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
FDA Moves to Ban Menthol in Tobacco Products
The action comes after public health groups petitioned and then sued the agency to force it to address menthol. Medscape Medical News
11 days ago - Medscape - 5 articles
How the FDA's Menthol Cigarette Ban Fits Into a New Era of U.S. Tobacco Regulation
It's easy to forget that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration only gained the ability to regulate tobacco products in 2009, given how much it has done in the following...
11 days ago - Time - 5 articles
Secondhand smoke increases risk for oral cancer
There is a statistically significant association between secondhand smoke and the risk for oral cancer, researchers wrote in Tobacco Control. “This is the first systematic...
13 days ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Q&A: CDC mask guidance ‘still too cautious and too complicated'
As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the CDC has continued to update its mask guidance for the public, recently revising recommendations for outdoor mask use and...
Experts warn CDC estimate that less than 10%' of COVID-19 cases occur...
Health experts says the CDC's estimate of the risk of outdoor coronavirus transmission is misleading and that the true risk is believed to be below 1%, and may even be as low...
Habit Stacking Microworkouts (aka Working Out Without Having to Think About It)
The beauty of microworkouts is that you can do them virtually anywhere with minimal time investment, and the cumulative training effect really adds up... if you remember to do...
Palestinian rockets target Tel Aviv, setting off sirens
The Israeli city of Tel Aviv is under fire from a barrage of 130 rockets launched from the Gaza Strip.
Opioid Addiction Meds May Curb Rising Kratom Dependence
Medications typically used to treat opioid use disorder may also be effective for the growing public health problem of kratom addiction, new research shows. Medscape Medical News
Low-Fat Diet Upped Quality of Life in Ulcerative Colitis
Data suggest that even patients in remission could benefit from a healthier diet. Medscape Medical News
America's Frontline Doctors warn that covid vaccinated can transmit "spike...
In the live experiment currently being conducted on humanity, it doesn't matter whether you are in the vaccinated group or the unvaccinated control group. No one will remain...
FDA Expands Pfizer Vaccine EUA for Children Ages 12-15
WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, announces the expansion of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine EUA for children ages 12-15. WebMD
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NIH Vaccine Designer Takes Coronavirus Research to Harvard
Corbett, 35, helped lead the NIH's development of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna. Associated Press