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How vaping affects the ocular surfaceElectronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are devices designed to deliver nicotine in a solution rather than smoke without tobacco combustion. Perceived by consumers as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes are aggressively marketed as lifestyle-choice consumables.
Pediatricians could do more to provide tobacco counselingMost pediatricians advise patients and their parents who smoke to quit, and the proportion of those who do so changed little from 2004 to 2010, according to surveys conducted in those years.
The FDA Warns Against E-Cigarettes
The FDA Warns Against E-CigarettesA youth education campaign about e-cigarettes is part of FDA’s tobacco/nicotine plan.
Consumers buy fewer cigarettes after CVS stops selling themAfter CVS, the large retail pharmacy chain, stopped selling cigarettes in its stores, many consumers who used to buy their smokes at CVS simply bought fewer cigarettes and presumably smoked less.
Teens' exposure to e-cigarette advertisementsMost middle and high school students are exposed to e-cigarette advertisements. An analysis of 2014 data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey showed that 7 of 10 (18.3 million) of these students were exposed to e-cigarette advertising from at least 1 source.
Should 16 be the age for e-cigarette purchases?A new report suggests that lowering the age to purchase electronic cigarettes from 18 to 16 years of age in order to combat returns to conventional smoking among adolescents.
A smoking cessation strategy many health plans overlookEven though e-cigarette smoking is on the rise, wellness programs are not giving smoking cessation nearly enough attention or resources, according to a new HealthMine survey.
E-cigarettes, tobacco cessation, and the role of HCPsElectronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are novel products that are changing the landscape of nicotine addiction. Also known as electronic nicotine delivery system, or ENDS, these products were developed in the early 2000s and by 2007 were available in the U.S. marketplace
Medication therapy can increase long-term success for smokers who want to cut back first, study findsA study of more than 1,500 cigarette smokers who were not ready to quit smoking but were willing to cut back on cigarette consumption and combine their approach with varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) increased their long-term success of quitting smoking.
Teen smoking rates bode ill for future healthMore than 1 in 5 high school students use tobacco, and 9 of 10 users smoke cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, pipes, or other combustible tobacco products, endangering their future health, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.