Tag Archives: Smoking

Fact or Fiction: What to Know About Smoking Cessation and Medications

[embedded content] Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost 70 percent of current smokers report wanting to quit smoking, but quitting can be hard and often takes multiple attempts. A variety of FDA-approved medications are… Read More »

Air Pollution Is Worse Than Smoking

Nearly 95 percent of the world live in areas where pollution levels are higher than deemed safe by the World Health Organization (WHO).1 Fine particulate matter measuring less than 2.5 micrograms (PM2.5) is one indicator of outdoor air pollution. Concentrations exceed 10 micrograms per meters cubed (ug/m3) for 95 percent of the world and nearly… Read More »

Teens who use ecigarettes are FOUR TIMES more likely to take up tobacco smoking than teens who don't

Teens who use e-cigarettes are FOUR TIMES more likely to take up tobacco smoking than teens who don’t, study says The Boston University School of Public Health study looked at data on 6,123 teens from 2013 to 2016 They found a clear link between smoking e-cigarettes and tobacco products By Reuters Published: 17:59 GMT, 1… Read More »