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Tobacco exposure before and after birth increases childhood allergies

A large new study evaluated the risk if prenatal and postnatal tobaccos smoke exposure for asthma, rhinitis (inflammation of nasal membranes), and eczema (skin rash). The study was published online on August 18 in the journal Pediatrics by Swedish resear
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:42
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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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[Texas] Letter: A single mom tells her smoke-related story

When I got home from work, I had to change clothes in the garage and shower because my son was highly allergic to the smoke on my clothes. So to answer their question, that’s what kind of single mom, or single parent, who works in a bar. One who is wil
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Aug 10, 2014 17:54
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Secondhand smoke exposure in infants influenced risk for asthma, rhinitis, eczema

Secondhand smoke exposure, in utero or during infancy, influenced the development of asthma and rhinitis in early childhood and impacted eczema at later ages, according to research presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology annu
Healio.com
added Jun 11, 2014 14:08
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Association between current asthma and secondhand smoke exposure in vehicles among adults living in four US states

Never-smoking adults recently exposed to SHS in a vehicle had higher odds of having current asthma compared with unexposed adults. Efforts are warranted to warn about the dangers of SHS and to encourage voluntary smoke-free rules in vehicles, especially a
Tobacco Control
added May 30, 2014 13:34
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Exposure to smoke in cars may worsen asthma: study

In a survey covering four southern states, people exposed to secondhand smoke in vehicles were twice as likely to have asthma compared to those who were not exposed. The study team cannot prove the smoke exposure caused asthma in the people interviewed,
Reuters
added May 30, 2014 13:33
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Association of the CAT-262C>T polymorphism with asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

The present study indicates that the CAT gene is involved in the common pathogenesis underlying adult-onset asthma in smokers and the nonemphysematous type of COPD.
Science Direct
added May 27, 2014 12:20
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[Italy] Effect of Smoking Abstinence and Reduction in Asthmatic Smokers Switching to Electronic Cigarettes: Evidence for Harm Reversal [FREE FULL TEXT]

may help smokers with asthma to reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent and hence reduce the burden of smoking-related asthma symptoms. The positive findings observed with e-cigs allows us to advance the hypothesis that these products may
MDPI AG (ch)
added May 15, 2014 12:03
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May is Asthma Awareness Month

be aware of common triggers in the environment known to bring on asthma symptoms, including smoke (including second-hand and third-hand cigarette smoke), household pets, dust mites, and pollen. Limit or avoid exposure to these and other triggers whenever
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 9, 2014 04:58
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[UK] 'Asthma attack son met at A&E by a wall of smoke'

A MOTHER has called for change after her asthmatic son was exposed to cigarette smoke while waiting to be treated at Glangwili Hospital. Iola Wyn, from St Clears, took her 12-year-old son Lleu to the hospital's Accident and Emergency department after he
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added May 7, 2014 18:09
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