New UCLA research suggests that smoking tobacco and vaping electronic cigarettes may increase healthy young people’s risk for developing severe COVID illness. This is among the first studies to find that not only smoking tobacco, but also vaping, may predispose people to increased inflammation and future development of severe COVID-19 and the lingering cardiovascular complications that can occur after initial illness from the virus, said Dr. Theodoros Kelesidis, the study’s lead author. Read the full article: Here...Read more
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Arizona State Tobacco Control 2023
For 24 years, the American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the State of Tobacco Control Report 2023. The more you learn about the air you breathe here in Arizona, the more you can protect your health and take steps to make our air cleaner and healthier. What's the state of your air? Read the report for Arizona Highlights here.
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FDA’s Graphic Cigarette Warnings Show and Tell the Deadly Truth About Smoking
WASHINGTON, D.C. – By issuing a final rule requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs and advertising, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today has taken a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new warnings show and tell the truth about the deadly consequences of smoking and will promote greater public understanding of the many ways in which smoking harms the human body. Read the full article here: https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/FDAGraphicCigaretteWarningsFinalRule.aspx...Read more
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