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Air pollution is as unhealthy as secondhand smoke, a new study says

A survey by Carnegie Mellon University of 1,200 children living near some of the biggest polluters in the Pittsburgh area shows that children who live near sources of pollution run the same risk of developing asthma as those exposed to secondhand tobacco
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 7, 2017 16:07
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[Australia] Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk

Using a mouse model and human lung cells, the UTS Molecular Biosciences Research Team study, led by Pawan Sharma, David Chapman and Brian Oliver, found e-cigarette vaping among expectant mothers increased the risk and severity of allergic asthma in their
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:19
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Business Insider
added Dec 30, 2016 21:51
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Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50
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Study: Fewer kids visited ERs for asthma after indoor smoking bans

Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17 percent decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine. The study, led by pediatric allergy expe
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Division
added Dec 29, 2016 12:49
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[New York] VIDEO: Smoking concerns at apartment complex in Lancaster

The building hasn’t allowed smoking since August. It partners with HUD, and followed suit after many public housing properties went non-smoking also. Rehrauer said residents on his floor smoke anyway; he’s gotten serious asthma attacks since moving into
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:24
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Asthmatic Teens More Apt to Smoke Cigarettes

Teens with asthma were more than twice as likely to start smoking cigarettes as teens without asthma, and they were also more likely to get hooked on cigarettes, researchers reported here. Based on interviews and responses from a previously validated surv
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2016 00:36
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'I quit cigarettes on New Year's': Chris Brown hits out at ex lover's claims his second hand smoke gave daughter asthma

But Chris Brown said his ex Nia Guzman is lying in an angry posting he made on Instagram on Sunday in which he said he revealed he has given up smoking. Indeed the controversial Poppin' singer claimed the reason she was making her claims was so she could
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14
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[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
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Taking cannabis in your teens is 'NOT linked to depression, lung cancer or asthma in later life', study reveals

Study tracked hundreds of men for more than two decades of their lives Found no difference in health outcomes regardless of teen cannabis use 'What we found was a little surprising,' researchers said of the results Relatively few people in the study deve
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 17:54
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