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[Massachusetts] 'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier / Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Green "policies" have been another key step, Colton said. Smoking is banned, and use of chemical pesticides has been slashed -- two moves the BHA has now extended to all public housing, according to background information in the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2015 09:00

[California] Should Apartment Buildings Be Smoke-free? Why Renters Need the Option to Avoid Harmful Secondhand Smoke

At Smokefree Air For Everyone, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit I direct, we get calls from people dealing with similar problems at least once a day. S.A.F.E. has been funded for 15 years by the California Department of Public Health’s Tobacco Control Progr
Zócalo Public Square (Arizona State University)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:00

Effect modification by race–ethnicity of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on airway inflammation in US children

Asthma mortality and morbidity are higher in black than in white children. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a noninvasive evidence at 6 to 11 years of age for an effect modification by race of the association between ETS and FeNO.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Oct 5, 2015 20:24

[Sweden] Smoking while pregnant could increase risk of your grandchildren being asthmatic decades later if their mothers avoid the habit

A Swedish study found that sins of the grandmother can skip a generation Smoking is a factor known to affect the activity, or 'expression', of genes The risk of their grandchildren having asthma was raised by 10% to 22% Rates of childhood asthma have i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:40

[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01

Kids with asthma fare worse when they live with smokers

Kids with asthma are more likely to have breathing problems and be hospitalized when they live with a smoker, a research review suggests. The team analyzed data from 25 studies that included a combined total of more than 430,000 children. Kids with asthm
added Sep 25, 2015 07:26

Kids, Asthma and Second Hand Smoke at Home = Twice as Many Hospitalizations

Parents who allow their children with asthma to be exposed to second hand smoke (SHS) at home need to know the risk is high their child will be hospitalized. In fact, the risk is nearly double that for kids with asthma who are not exposed to SHS.
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:50

Effects of secondhand smoke exposure on asthma morbidity and health care utilization in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Children with asthma and SHS exposure are nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized with asthma exacerbation and are more likely to have lower pulmonary function test results.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:46

Asthma: Secondhand Smoke Doubles Kids' Hospitalization Risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke nearly doubles the risk for hospitalization for an asthma exacerbation in children with asthma, according to the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis....hospitalizations for asthma have been linked with increased
Medical Tribune
added Sep 24, 2015 12:44

[Australia] E-cigarettes ban sought by SA doctors, heart and asthma foundations

Doctors and health groups say e-cigarettes should be banned from being advertised or sold in South Australia. A joint submission has been put to a State Parliamentary inquiry by the Australian Medical Association (AMA), Heart Foundation and Asthma Found
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 23, 2015 20:21
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