Mailed at-home disposal kits increase self-reported opioid disposal rates after common surgical procedures.
A study of Singapore’s population shows higher rates of vision impairment are related to unemployment.
Ocular symptoms in patients with rosacea–inflammation, dry eye, and surface dysfunction—are quantified.
The proportion of young smokers who smoke menthol cigarettes decreased after implementation of a menthol cigarette ban in England in May 2020.
From 1999 to 2019, opioid only and opioid/polysubstance-related mortality rates increased among the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population.
If the United States were to institute a ban on menthol cigarettes, 1.3 million smokers are estimated to quit.
Edmund Tsui, MD, social media editor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s journal Ophthalmology, guides readers through what’s trend-worthy in eye care.
The US Food and Drug Administration released proposed rules — first announced a year ago — to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of chronic pain disparities among the major racial and ethnic groups in the US.
After 23 years of decreases in overall air pollution levels, a new report shows that the United States recorded the highest ever number of “very unhealthy” and “hazardous” air quality days between 2018 and 2020.
Opioid-related mortality in Ontario, Canada, increased between 2003 and 2020, with the highest rates now seen among younger individuals.
Modifications to labelling standards for acetaminophen, implemented in October 2009 and September 2016, were not associated with trends in hospital admission for accidental acetaminophen overdose.
Many physicians incorrectly believe all tobacco products are equally harmful.
A new law will ensure that vaping companies making electronic cigarettes using synthetic nicotine, in fruit flavors that appeal to teenagers, can be regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.
US life expectancy decreased between 2019 and 2020, on a larger scale than seen in 21 other high-income countries.
From January 2018 through December 2021, there was an increase in the number of fentanyl-containing powder seizures and in the number of pill seizures.
Less than half of US based trials report on race/ethnicity, and the median combined enrollment of minority race/ethnicity groups is below census estimates.
Only one in four people who could benefit from medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) receives treatment.
In 2020, cornea donation was affected less by pandemic severity than by strict tissue selection criteria in most of Europe.
The US Food and Drug Administration authorized several tobacco-flavored vaping products made by the company Logic, and added that it would soon announce whether other big-name brands can continue to sell their products in this country.