Removing the scent of cigarette or marijuana smoke is a complex hassle, often requiring a lot of time. Regularly, people are forced to remove whole systems from their homes to eliminate the scent of cigarettes quickly. It's an important situation to rectify, too. 25% of homebuyers said they were unwilling to purchase a home owned by a smoker, and that smoking reduces house value by 29%, according to Realtor Magazine.
New population data from 2022 show 22 states have an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%, compared to 19 states in 2021, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC
Today, CDC recommended the first respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine for pregnant people to protect their newborn from severe RSV illness. RSV is the leading cause of hospitalization for U.S. in
Chances are, you've heard of something called secondhand smoke. It occurs when exhaled smoke is present in the air, affecting those around the smoker.
The U.S. Surgeon General has concluded that the burden of death and disease from tobacco use in the United States is overwhelmingly caused by cigarettes and other combusted tobacco products.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $279 million to 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 40 local health departments to help stop overdoses within their communities.
New diagnoses of six major cancer types in the United States fell abruptly in early 2020, coinciding with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to findings from part 2 of the latest Annual Rep
CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter. Updated COVID-19 vaccines from
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On September 19, 2022, CDC announced the recipients of 13 funding awards to establish a first-of-its-kind national network, the Outbreak Analytics and Disease Modeling Network (OADMN).
In April, HHS announced the 'HHS Bridge Access Program For COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments Program'("Program") to maintain broad access to COVID-19 vaccines for millions of uninsured Americans.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching the Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements to support all U.S. hospitals in ensuring effective teams and resources are in place to be a
transcript for the Vital Signs telebriefing: One in 5 Women Reported Mistreatment While Receiving Maternity Care
Twenty percent of women surveyed reported experiences of mistreatment during pregnancy and delivery care, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. Mistreatment during maternity care was higher among
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a long-lasting impact on adolescent mental health and substance use, according to a new population-based study based on survey responses from a sample of over 64,000 13-
Middle-aged smokers are far more likely to report having memory loss and confusion than nonsmokers, and the likelihood of cognitive decline is lower for those who have quit, even recently, a new study
Pregnant smokers reduced their smoking by an average of one cigarette per day before becoming aware they were pregnant, reports a new study of more than 400 pregnant people. Then, in the month after l
A new study aims to examine differences in current e-cigarette use prevalence among U.S. youth at the intersections of sexual orientation with race and ethnicity.
Danish smokers bought less tobacco and more of them quit smoking than usual during the COVID pandemic, according to new research. The result comes as a surprise given that mental health and exercise h
People who use therapeutic cannabis are more likely to also use nicotine products than the general population, according to a new study.
Coffee affects the brain's nicotine receptors, which might explain the coffee-cigarette morning combo familiar to smokers.
Electronic cigarettes have attracted media and consumer attention for claims of their addictive nature, variety of flavors, and increased use among teens, sparking regulatory oversight and policies. A
Nicotine activates the dopamine reward network in the brain, but at high doses it also activates a parallel aversive dopamine network. This discovery and identification of the nicotine receptor respon
A clinical trial to test whether three proven smoking cessation treatments could also reduce alcohol intake found no differences between the medications, but the rates of behavior change for alcohol c
Direct tobacco advertising has been banned in the UK since 2003. Non-cigarette tobacco products such as waterpipe are included in this law, though an assessment of waterpipe tobacco industry complian
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