Items of Interest
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, in collaboration with the U.S.
Smoking-cessation interventions can increase successful quitting, reduce healthcare costs, and enhance patients’ health and well-being. This study assesses changes in the availability of hospital-affiliated smoking-cessation programs over time in the U.S.
CDC launched the Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign, the first federally funded anti-smoking ad campaign, in March, 2012. CDC analyzed data from a nationally representative longitudinal survey of U.S. adults who smoked cigarettes during 2012–2018 to determine the campaign’s impact on quit attempts and sustained quits.
SAMHSA has produced a manual to provide guidlines for reducing vaping among youth and young adults. This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.