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Secondhand smoke poses health threats for individuals of all ages

secondhand smoke exposure is one of the major causes of infant SIDS. In addition, exposure to secondhand smoke has been shown to result in children developing ear infections, tooth decay, repeated coughs and cold, respiratory problems including bronchitis
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:40
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[Europe] Father's Smoking Preconception Influences Baby's Asthma Risk

A baby’s asthma development is linked to parental smoking before their conception, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS)’s International Congress, held Sept. 6-10 in Munich, Germany.
HCPLive.com (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids

"The big one to me is smoking. There are so many things, and mold is just one aspect of it...My take is not to be freaked out about mold but try to control what you can control, and work with your pediatrician on this -- smoke avoidance, dust mite encase
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2015 15:48
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Children in poor families at risk for asthma, secondhand smoke

evaluated the relationship between poverty and evidence of nicotine exposure in children with asthma. The findings were published online on January 12 in the journal Pediatrics by researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children’s Hospital, Hershey, P
Examiner.com (National)
added Jan 12, 2015 20:19
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NCHS Data Brief: Cigarette Smoking and Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

46.2% of adults aged 40–79 with lung obstruction currently smoked cigarettes. About 41% with mild and 55% with moderate or worse obstruction were current smokers. A similar percentage of men and women with lung obstruction, overall and at each level of s
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 7, 2015 14:05
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Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC

The findings highlight the difficulty facing many smokers trying to quit -- even when smoking exacerbates an already distressing illness, one expert said. However, "with assistance, quitting may still be challenging but it is possible," said Patricia Fo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2015 13:56
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Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

During 2007–2012, almost 15% (14.7%) of adults aged 40–79 had any lung obstruction; 9.4% had mild and 5.3% had moderate or worse lung obstruction. A similar percentage of men and women had lung obstruction, overall and at each level of severity. A greate
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 6, 2015 15:13
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About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC

Nearly 15 percent, or about one out of seven, middle-aged and older U.S. adults suffer from lung disorders such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), health officials said Tuesday. While 10 percent of those people experience mild bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2015 15:05
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[North Carolina] DRYE: Smoke-free Law Continues to Return Benefits After Five Years

"During the first year of the law, North Carolina saw a 21 percent drop in average weekly emergency department visits for heart attacks. Further studies demonstrate the law has improved air quality in North Carolina restaurants and bars and reduced emerg
Stanly (NC) News & Press
added Dec 30, 2014 13:53
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[Kentucky] TARAKAM: Smoking and its effects on young people

To honor my sweet boy's memory, we created Christopher's Army. Our mission is simple: To raise awareness about the dangers of this horrible disease and to continue to get the word out about Smoke-Free Kentucky, fighting to make all establishments in Kent
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 26, 2014 22:34
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