The US government earned as many Fs as As for its efforts to curb youth vaping and tobacco use, according to the 2020 report card from 

The Trump administration’s revised plans to limit flavored e-cigarettes has drawn fire from public health groups who argue its efforts aren’t going far enough. The administration is set to announce this week that it will ban flavored e-cigarette pods (cartridges popular…

Vaping increases the risk of developing emphysema, asthma and other chronic pulmonary diseases by 30%, according to the first study of vaping’s long-term impacts on health. University of California-San Francisco researchers followed 32,000 U.S. adults who didn’t have…

Philip Morris International’s latest non-cigarette is already popular in Japan, Russia, and Europe. Now it’s received FDA approval for US sales—with some conditions. “IQOS”—a “heat not burn” tobacco product—can’t claim to be safer than cigarettes or be sold as a smoking…

CDC scientists were racing to find out why healthy young people across the US were falling sick and dying. Though the illnesses were quickly tied to vaping, the actual cause was a mystery.

US health officials have homed in on a likely source of vaping-related illness that have sickened 2,000+ and killed at least 40 so far, AP reports.

From a public health perspective, Vienna has a lot going for it—Alpine tap water, child benefits for moms, and some of the world’s lowest maternal death rates. There is one glaring exception: Vienna is also known as the “ashtray of Europe”—a quarter of Austrians…

Finding answers to the baffling vaping illness that’s so far killed 37 and injured 2,000 may require asking better questions.  Social change can spur disease outbreaks, says Harvard researcher Yulin Hswen. With people now vaping 20-30 times a day using “everything from…

Some academics have a secret side hustle testifying for tobacco companies in court, earning hundreds of dollars an hour as expert witnesses on a topic many have never published a word about. The strategy: Using the “common knowledge” argument that the dangers of smoking…