Association between E-Cigarette Use and Depression in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016-2017
Question: What is the association between electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use and depression?
Update: Characteristics of Patients in a National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injuries — United States, October 2019
What is already known about this topic?
CDC and partners are investigating the ongoing outbreak of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI) in the United States, the District of Columbia, and one U.S. territory.
What is added by this report?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing a public hearing to discuss the effort to eliminate youth electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use as well as other tobacco product use, with a focus on the potential role of drug therapies to support cessation and the issues impacting the development of such therapies.
Date and Location
December 5, 2018
The meeting will be held at:
The potential of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to reduce the cardiovascular and other disease risks of smoking is of great interest. While many smokers report using ENDS for cessation, their impact under real-world use patterns and conditions on adult smokers’ quitting behavior is uncertain.
INTRODUCTION: The present work examined the effect of passive exposure to electronic-cigarette (e-cigarette) emissions on respiratory mechanics and exhaled inflammatory biomarkers.