Public Health The latest on smoking cessation: 8 things physicians should know Quitting is more important than ever because smoking reduces lung capacity and increases the risk for many respiratory infections. Learn what physicians can do. Public Health Seeing someone vape makes younger smokers want to light up: study Although they look less like cigarettes than their predecessors, vape pens still cause young adult smokers to crave combustibles when exposed to their use. Public Health 50 years of anti-smoking efforts save 8 million lives A new study in JAMA has found that public health efforts have cut smoking rates in half since then, saving 8 million lives. Public Health Why graphic health warnings are needed on cigarette labels Most fail to notice today’s cautions, and R.J. Reynolds liked it that way. AMA, other physician organizations urge federal court to allow bolder warnings. Public Health 20% of lung cancer deaths are preventable: Here’s what you can do Early determination of the damage done by smoking is at the core of new CME on lung-cancer screening recommendations. Public Health 6 lifestyle changes doctors wish patients would make Wash hands, watch distance and wear a mask to protect against SARS-CoV-2—of course. But physicians advise these other key changes to protect health. Public Health FDA pulled into federal court on delay in regulating e-cigarettes The AMA and others tell a federal court that e-cig manufacturers are following the big tobacco playbook to lure teens to their addictive product. Public Health E-cigarettes fall short as a harm-reduction tool Long-term studies of vaping are needed, and e-cigs’ ingredients should be made public, physicians say. Public Health Ring in new year with AMA’s 10 tips for your patients’ health America’s physicians offer these recommendations to share with patients. Following this advice can make a big difference this year. Public Health Physicians have key role in warning kids of e-cigs’ dangers The whopping spike in vaping among young people constitutes a public health threat, says a U.S surgeon general’s report. Here’s what doctors can do. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.