Tobacco Disorder
AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes

AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes

AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products.

Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence

Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence

Financial incentives added to free cessation aids can improve the rate of sustained abstinence among smokers.

Greater Use of Tobacco Products Among Youth With Asthma

Greater Use of Tobacco Products Among Youth With Asthma

Youth with asthma have considerably higher use of tobacco products than those without asthma.

2011 to 2017 Saw Drop in Youth Use of Any Tobacco Products

2011 to 2017 Saw Drop in Youth Use of Any Tobacco Products

From 2011 to 2017 there were decreases in current use of any tobacco products among high and middle school students.

Higher Risk for Substance Abuse Among Reservation-Based American Indian Youth

Higher Risk for Substance Abuse Among Reservation-Based American Indian Youth

Researchers emphasized the necessity of developing targeted interventions to address such health disparities among American Indian communities.

UK National Health Service Explores Justification for Rationing Elective Surgery in Smokers, Obesity

UK National Health Service Explores Justification for Rationing Elective Surgery in Smokers, Obesity

Recent measures in the United Kingdom have proposed restricting access to elective surgery for smokers and people with obesity.

CDC Report: Integrating Tobacco Cessation Interventions in Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities

CDC Report: Integrating Tobacco Cessation Interventions in Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities

Providing barrier-free access to proven cessation treatments is critical to reduce smoking-related disease and death in the United States.

Global Prevalence of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drug Use: A 2017 Status Report

Global Prevalence of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drug Use: A 2017 Status Report

Researchers proposed that future projects investigate the geographical and temporal trends in substance use and its disease burden.

Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies May Not Increase MACE

Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies May Not Increase MACE

There were no observable differences in the incidence of any cardiovascular events across the smoking cessation treatment groups.

Significant variation in mortality trends in substance use disorders among US counties

Mortality rates decreased for alcohol use disorders, self-harm, and interpersonal violence between 1980 and 2014. Mortality rates for drug use disorders increased both nationally and in each county over the same period.

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