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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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What proportion of patients with COPD also have asthma and discuss the role of asthma?

MedPage Today
added Dec 2, 2014 20:10
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[Asia, India] SHANKAR: Ashes to Ashes is Selective

The government action to restrict cigarettes, however laudable, is discriminating. Cigarettes being ostracised as beedis escape government wrath...Little is done to control industrial pollution, which is a greater health hazard.
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 30, 2014 15:25
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Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests

Both heart attack and asthma can result from continued exposure to smoking and poisons in the air, he said. "It's like jogging behind a bus," he said. Not smoking is the best thing you can do to prevent both heart attacks and asthma, Horovitz added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2014 18:18
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[Texas] Letter: Medical student warns of smoking danger

My decision to go to medical school here four years ago stemmed from Lubbock being known for its strong culture of community and West Texas friendliness.... Everyone, including these patients, should have the right to go into any business and not worry a
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 18:24
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[Missouri] Community group wants to revisit indoor smoking ban

Kearney-Holt CAN group is making plans to approach the community with another indoor smoking ban. On Oct. 14 the group held an open forum for anyone interested in the prospect of an indoor smoking ban. The group, along with the Northland Coalition, appro
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Oct 23, 2014 09:59
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[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46
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[Texas] KHS students work to clear Kilgore's air

The senior and sophomore, respectfully, are the first two from KHS to participate in the state-wide Say What! movement... According to the Say What! website, the program was developed by Texas youth and stands for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard A
Kilgore (TX) News Herald
added Sep 20, 2014 22:45
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