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Asthma Made Me Smoke

The research team examined more than 3,300 questionnaires from adolescents between the ages of 13-19 years old and divided those adolescents into two groups: those with asthma and those without. The questionnaires revealed that asthmatic teenagers were m
DailyRx
added Dec 2, 2016 04:12
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[UK] Hospital nurses urged to highlight smoking risk to parents of children with severe asthma

Hospital nurses involved in discharging children after severe asthma attacks should broach the issue of environmental tobacco smoke with parents or carers, according to the authors of a major audit. Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke was one of the
Nursing Times
added Nov 29, 2016 21:32
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[UK] A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

One in three children who ends up in hospital with an asthma attack has been exposed to cigarette smoke, prompting renewed concern about parents smoking at home around their offspring. A major review of how hospitals treat children with asthma found tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:25
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[New York] VIDEO: Smoking concerns at apartment complex in Lancaster

The building hasn’t allowed smoking since August. It partners with HUD, and followed suit after many public housing properties went non-smoking also. Rehrauer said residents on his floor smoke anyway; he’s gotten serious asthma attacks since moving into
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:24
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Asthmatic Teens More Apt to Smoke Cigarettes

Teens with asthma were more than twice as likely to start smoking cigarettes as teens without asthma, and they were also more likely to get hooked on cigarettes, researchers reported here. Based on interviews and responses from a previously validated surv
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2016 00:36
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Teens with asthma almost twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts

"The study found 22 percent of the kids with asthma smoked, while only 12 percent of kids without asthma smoked...curiosity about cigarette smoking is the main reason why kids with asthma start smoking. They then develop a greater dependence (22 percent)
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:30
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LETTERS: CHAPMAN: Bauld et al omit evidence on passive exposure to e-cigarette aerosol / Indoor vaping and brochodilator use are not analagous

Bauld et al draw an analogy between indoor vaping and the use of bronchodilators for asthma...Surely, they cannot be serious here? Newman et al showed the amount of dosed drug exhaled by asthmatics ranged from just 0.2%-1.7% across different puffing beha
Tobacco Control
added Nov 13, 2016 17:05
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Teens with asthma almost twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts

Curiosity is a driving factor in why most kids start smoking, and the same is true for kids with asthma. A study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting found adolescents with asthma were twice
EurekAlert
added Nov 11, 2016 12:55
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Clean indoor air as important as meds in controlling kids’ asthma

While second-hand tobacco smoke exposure is a known problem, parents and caregivers also need to keep in mind that fumes and fine particles from gas ranges, wood stoves or fireplaces can be an irritant for some kids with asthma, the report also warns.
Reuters
added Nov 2, 2016 15:30
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Men who smoke are THREE times more likely to have children with asthma

It is believed male sperm cells are damaged by nicotine, affecting a child's genes. The study of 24,000 children found boys having their first cigarette before the age of 15 put offspring at particular risk.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:41
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