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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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[West Virginia] LETTER: Why do smokers ignore the risks?

Customers and employees at the Deli Mart in Athens smoke inside the store, and more than once I’ve left that establishment having an asthma attack due to the smoke. I’ve called the health department numerous times, but to no avail. Thank goodness the new
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Dec 7, 2014 12:52
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Indoor pollution a bigger threat in winter

Modern, well-built homes are more air tight than they once were. While that helps keep energy costs down, an air tight dwelling keeps pollutants like mold, dust and tobacco smoke inside. The more time you spend indoors, the more exposure you have.
Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56
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Fixed airways obstruction among patients with severe asthma: findings from the Singapore General Hospital-Severe Asthma Phenotype Study

Conclusion: Smoking is associated with fixed airways obstruction in patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma in Singapore. Furthermore, our results suggest that both small and large airways obstruction contribute independently to fixed airways ob
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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