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COPD, Asthma and the Environment

While smoking remains the major cause of COPD – the combined term for emphysema, bronchitis and some forms of asthma – about one-quarter of people affected are nonsmokers. Some have a genetic form of COPD. And for others, environmental factors play a role
U.S. News & World Report
added May 20, 2015 11:04
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[Tennessee] All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

All About Abby Question of the Week: Do you think smokers need to be more respectful of others when smoking outside in public places? Why or why not?
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2015 14:48
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[Illinois] Should you be concerned with exposing kids to e-cigarettes?

CDC has particular concerns about indoor use of these electronic devices and the possible risk of passively exposing children, pregnant women and other nonsmokers to secondhand nicotine, a psychoactive chemical known to be harmful to humans and irritating
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added May 9, 2015 14:52
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Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013

Among Hispanics, self-reported smoking prevalences varied by Hispanic origin and by sex. U.S.-born Hispanics had higher prevalences of obesity, hypertension, smoking, heart disease, and cancer than foreign-born Hispanics: 30% higher, 40%, 72%, 89%, and 93
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 8, 2015 11:19
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[Asia-pacific] Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD

The growth in ASEAN and Oceania respiratory devices and diagnostics market is anticipated to accelerate in coming years due to an increase in prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD), asthma and Obstruc
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2015 11:44
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[USA] BREATHE BETTER NO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE / Asthma Can be Controlled Everywhere, Everyday asthma capitals 2015

AAFA’s new list of the 2015 Asthma Capitals ranks the 100 most challenging cities to live in the United States with asthma. The report looks at 13 critical factors relating to asthma prevalence, environmental conditions and healthcare utilization.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
added May 5, 2015 13:00
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[USA] Breathe Better No Matter Where You Live / Memphis, TN, is Named the New 2015 Asthma Capital™, but Asthma Can be Controlled Everywhere, Everyday

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released the 2015 Asthma Capitals report which ranks the 100 most challenging cities to live in the United States with asthma. The report looks at 13 critical factors relating to asthma prevalence, environme
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2015 13:00
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Mark your Calendar!

World Asthma Day takes place each year on the first Tuesday in May What is World Asthma Day? World Asthma Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) in collaboration with health care groups and asthma educators to raise awareness about a
Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)
added May 5, 2015 12:44
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Announcements: World Asthma Day — May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015, marks the 17th annual observance of World Asthma Day and the kickoff to Asthma Awareness Month. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States. One in 14 Americans lives with asthma,* experiencing repeated episodes of
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:28
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[UK] Asthma cure 'could happen in five or six years' after scientists discover cause

Experts have identified a gene which is triggered by allergens, cigarette smoke and car fumes which could be deactivated
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 23, 2015 09:52
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