COVID19

CDC shortens coronavirus quarantine period, adds travel-related testing recommendations

Quarantine can end after 10 days without COVID-19 test, or seven days with negative result, officials say The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

How the pandemic got people smoking again

Lung health is at risk from Covid-19. Naturally, some Americans turned to cigarettes. Jamie Hickey, a 41-year-old personal trainer based in Pennsylvania, hadn’t smoked in...

COPD Patients Who Switch From Smoking to Vaping See Long-Term Benefits

Researchers at the Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of Harm Reduction (CoEHAR*) in Catania, Italy have just published a groundbreaking study. It shows that smokers with...

Liability Claims That Vaping Exacerbates COVID-19 Currently Do Not Hold Up In U.S. Courts

A variety of peer-reviewed studies argue the connection between the use and behavior of vaping products and devices and how such activities can exacerbate...

Does the COVID-19 pandemic provide an opportunity to eliminate the tobacco industry?

Tobacco use is the top modifiable global health problem, but the global tobacco market grows 3% annually. Most anti-tobacco measures to date target demand...