Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) launched the second phase of updated Tips From Former Smokers® web content about quit-smoking medicines. These new webpages outline helpful information for selecting a quit-smoking medicine (Which Medicine is Right for You) as well as information on learning how to use the medicines (How to Use Quit Smoking Medicines). In addition, a new page was added to help people manage withdrawal symptoms (7 Common Withdrawal Symptoms).
Tonya M. has heart failure because she smoked cigarettes. A battery-operated heart pump keeps her alive by moving blood through her body. At night, she plugs the pump into an outlet, and tries not to be a restless sleeper.
The CDC Foundation has been preparing monthly national data briefs regarding e-cigarette sales, including by flavor type and product type. The most recent update was posted July 23. The data briefs and additional information can be found at https://www.cdcfoundation.org/programs/monitoring-e-cigarette-use-among-youth. As noted on the website, the data briefs do not include online sales or vape store sales. The CDC Foundation has also been posting periodic state-specific data briefs on that site.