In the JournalsPerspective

Marijuana vaping among US teens increases from 2018-2019

January 24, 2020
Marijuana vaping among adolescents in the United States increased from 2018 to 2019, including an absolute increase of more than 6.5% in 12th…

In the Journals

CVS’ decision to stop cigarette sales likely led to more quit attempts

January 24, 2020
In 2014, CVS Health said it would stop selling tobacco products, suggesting that such sales contradicted the company’s goal of promoting…

Breaking News

Surgeon general releases first report on smoking cessation in 3 decades

January 23, 2020
The surgeon general today released a new report — the 34th report on tobacco and the first in 30 years to focus on smoking cessation —…

In the JournalsPerspective

Smoking prior to stroke may increase risk for functional dependence

January 23, 2020
Within 3 months after acute ischemic stroke, current smokers are at greater risk for unfavorable functional outcomes than patients who quit smoking…

In the Journals

More than 2 million patients with CVD have reported marijuana use

January 20, 2020
Despite the modest strength of current evidence, cardiologists should screen and test their patients for marijuana use in select CV settings…

In the Journals

Cases of vaping-associated lung injury continue to decline

January 17, 2020
Newly reported cases of electronic cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injuries, or EVALI, in the United States continued to steadily decline…

Most THC products linked to vaping-related lung injuries from ‘informal sources’

January 14, 2020
Most patients with electronic cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injuries, or EVALI, who used products with THC acquired the products from informal…

In the Journals

Top pulmonology news from December: Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, mild OSA treatment and more

January 10, 2020
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in December. See below for…

In the Journals

Stroke risk may nearly triple with combined e-cigarette, combustible cigarette use

January 7, 2020
Patients aged 18 to 44 years who currently smoke combustible cigarette or both e-cigarettes and combustible cigarettes had an increased risk for…

In the Journals

Children more likely to use substances if their parents use cannabis

January 6, 2020
Parental marijuana use was associated with increased risk for substance use among adolescent and young adult children living in the same household…

In the Journals

Vaping-related lung injuries declining, but new issues of concern arise

January 6, 2020
New data published in The New England Journal of Medicine and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report suggest a decline in the number of new cases of…

FDA News

FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

January 2, 2020
HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced that companies that do not stop manufacturing, distributing and selling unauthorized flavored cartridge-based…


‘Focus on fun’: Reversing the trend of broken New Year’s resolutions

January 2, 2020
By the middle of February, some 80% of people will have broken their New Year’s resolutions, a clinical psychologist wrote in U.S. News and

Healio's top pulmonology news from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, vaping-related lung injury and more

December 31, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, the Healio Pulmonology Editors have compiled a list of the most-read articles published this year. Our readers were…

In the Journals

Marijuana e-cigarette use significantly increases among students

December 26, 2019
Marijuana e-cigarette use increased by almost 4 percentage points among middle school and high school students from 2017 to 2018, according to study…

In the Journals

Cannabis use may confer structural changes, impairment to heart

December 23, 2019
Patients who regularly used cannabis were more likely to have adverse changes in subclinical dysfunction and left ventricular size compared with…

In the JournalsPerspective

Text messages modestly helpful in getting pregnant women to stop smoking

December 20, 2019
Published data suggest at least 10% of pregnant women in the United States smoke, even though there is an abundance of data to indicate the risks it…

Recent news on smoking, vaping you may have missed

December 20, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has compiled a list of articles highlighting news and research on smoking, e-cigarettes and more. See below for links to updates…

In the Journals

Long-term study: E-cigarettes increase risk for chronic lung diseases

December 19, 2019
E-cigarette use is an independent risk factor for incident respiratory disease, including asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and COPD, researchers…

Teen marijuana vaping doubles; alcohol, cigarette use declining

December 18, 2019
Vaping marijuana is becoming more prevalent among American teenagers, according to findings from the 2019 Monitoring the Future survey. Nora Volkow

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