Investigators assessed 1-year changes in healthcare expenditures, particularly Medicaid costs, linked to a 1% decrease in smoking consumption in all US states.
Electronic cigarette products may be contaminated with microbial toxins.
According to the results of a recent review, the efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in achieving long-term smoking cessation varies based on NRT delivery method, dosage, and timing of initiation.
On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying the public that cases of seizures have been reported following the use of e-cigarettes.
From 2012 to 2017, the proportion of US adults who perceived electronic-cigarettes to be as harmful as or more harmful than cigarettes increased.
Anxiety, previous history of suicidal ideation and/or behavior, and race were associated with increased risk of adverse psychiatric events.
Concern is increasing that the use of newer tobacco products may catalyze transition to tobacco products or recreational drugs.
Higher levels of prenatal nicotine are associated with greater risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children.
From 2017 to 2018, there was an increase in any tobacco use, especially electronic cigarette use, for high school and middle school students.