New research is homing in on what may underlie the vaping-linked lung disease that, as of December 4, 2019, has caused 2,291 hospitalizations and 48 deaths. When researchers at the Mayo Clinic reviewed lung biopsies of 17 patients with clinically suspected vaping-associated lung injury, they found that all suffered from an acute injury suggestive of […]
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Which tests, if any, lead clinicians to the etiology of laryngotracheal stenosis (LTS) in serologic testing?
Due to widespread adoption of population-based interventions to reduce tobacco use and prevent people from beginning to smoke, the prevalence of smoking among adults in the United States is at its lowest level since 1965, according to a report published by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The rate of cigarette smoking in […]
Studies suggest e-cigarettes no more effective at smoking cessation than other methods; long-term safety unknown
What does existing clinical literature say on the association between secondhand smoke and sleep disordered breathing in children?
How does the potential disease burden presented by tobacco cigarette smoke compare to that of electronic cigarette vapor?
The article, “Conflicting Evidence on Tobacco’s Effect on ESS Outcomes” (March 2012 issue), misquoted David Kennedy, MD, professor of rhinology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and Veterans Administration Hospital in Philadelphia.