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Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws

In many U.S. communities that have adopted indoor smoking bans, fewer children need emergency asthma treatment, a new study finds. ER visits for childhood asthma attacks fell 17 percent overall in 20 metropolitan areas that prohibit smoking in public pl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:27
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[Pennsylvania] Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease

According to their reports, people were commonly renting one room in a crowded house -- often one that was infested with pests, or plagued by leaks and mold. In many cases, asthma patients either smoked or lived with smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:03
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Connecticut Post
added Jan 1, 2017 23:32
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Business Insider
added Dec 30, 2016 21:51
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Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50
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Study: Fewer kids visited ERs for asthma after indoor smoking bans

Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17 percent decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine. The study, led by pediatric allergy expe
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Division
added Dec 29, 2016 12:49
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Fewer ED Visits for Asthma Following Indoor Smoking Ban

Legislation that bans smoking in public indoor spaces was associated with a decrease in emergency department (ED) visits for asthma exacerbation children...From July 2000 to January 2014, a total of 335,588 asthma ED visits were captured from 20 hospital
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Dec 28, 2016 17:41
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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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