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Clean Air In The Classroom: A Back-To-School Asthma And Allergy Checklist -- VIENNA, Va., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

8) Secondhand smoke is dangerous for everyone, especially children with asthma, setting off symptoms and causing long-term lung damage. * School staff: Enforce no-smoking policies for students and staff on school grounds and on school buses.
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2015 14:03
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[Asia, Singapore] HPB programme showing results in tackling youth smoking, obesity

Under the Student Health Advisor programme, trained professional nurses are stationed full-time in selected secondary schools and institutes of higher learning to dish out advice on health and nutrition. Some of the matters students brought up include sm
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 12, 2015 19:37
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Taking cannabis in your teens is 'NOT linked to depression, lung cancer or asthma in later life', study reveals

Study tracked hundreds of men for more than two decades of their lives Found no difference in health outcomes regardless of teen cannabis use 'What we found was a little surprising,' researchers said of the results Relatively few people in the study deve
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 17:54
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[UK] Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma ($$)

Laws banning smoking in public places in Scotland may have helped to significantly reduce childhood asthma, a study suggests. The research, carried out by the University of Aberdeen, revealed that cases of the condition have dropped by more than 10 per c
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:00
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[Asia] Stealthily, smoke kills 1 in 8 Indians (Special to IANS)

Since the turn of the century, respiratory diseases have stayed at second position in India's list of top killer diseases. In this time, however, COPD has become a bigger threat, individually overtaking neonatal diseases, a major communicable disease lis
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:49
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Asthma Sending More Kids to California ERs

The reasons for the increase in ER visits are complex, experts say. They include parents not properly administering medications, poverty and inadequate insurance coverage, persistently high levels of indoor and outdoor pollution in some regions, and the
MedPage Today
added May 30, 2015 11:12
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COPD, Asthma and the Environment

While smoking remains the major cause of COPD – the combined term for emphysema, bronchitis and some forms of asthma – about one-quarter of people affected are nonsmokers. Some have a genetic form of COPD. And for others, environmental factors play a role
U.S. News & World Report
added May 20, 2015 11:04
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[Tennessee] All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

All About Abby Question of the Week: Do you think smokers need to be more respectful of others when smoking outside in public places? Why or why not?
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2015 14:48
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[Illinois] Should you be concerned with exposing kids to e-cigarettes?

CDC has particular concerns about indoor use of these electronic devices and the possible risk of passively exposing children, pregnant women and other nonsmokers to secondhand nicotine, a psychoactive chemical known to be harmful to humans and irritating
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added May 9, 2015 14:52
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Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013

Among Hispanics, self-reported smoking prevalences varied by Hispanic origin and by sex. U.S.-born Hispanics had higher prevalences of obesity, hypertension, smoking, heart disease, and cancer than foreign-born Hispanics: 30% higher, 40%, 72%, 89%, and 93
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 8, 2015 11:19
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