Oncology & Cancer

Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer

April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease ...

Addiction

2019 to 2020 saw decline in prevalence of overall tobacco use

From 2019 to 2020, there was a decrease in the prevalence of overall tobacco product use, according to research published in the March 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality ...

Addiction

13.4% of high school students reported tobacco use in 2021

During 2021, 13.4% of high school students and 4.0% of middle school students reported tobacco product use during the previous 30 days, according to research published in the March 11 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Health

Teen vaping doubles risk for subsequent tobacco use

(HealthDay)—Adolescent boys who use electronic cigarettes have an increased risk for subsequently initiating traditional tobacco products, according to a study published online Dec. 8 in Addictive Behaviors.

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