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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban reduces premature births and asthma

A team from Edinburgh University was the first to look at how anti-smoking laws in different countries and areas were affecting children’s health. Smoking bans in public places in North America and Europe were found to reduce harm caused to the unborn a
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:09

[Ohio] Where There's Smoke and Asthma

A recent study found that children with asthma or wheezing were more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within a year of a first admission if they had been exposed to tobacco smoke. The exposure was measured based on a tobacco ingredient's presence
added Jan 21, 2014 03:10

[UK] Childhood asthma secondhand smoke education vital

A US study has found that smokers caring for children with asthma often underestimate levels of secondhand smoke exposure. Among 738 smokers interviewed, those who looked after children with asthma were significantly more likely to report having a smokin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:38

Impact of Environmental Tobacco Smoke on Children With Asthma, United States, 2003–2010

Among children with asthma 6 to 11 years of age, ETS exposure was associated with most adverse outcomes. Even ETS exposure resulting in low serum cotinine levels was associated with risks for young children with asthma.
Academic Pediatrics
added Oct 16, 2013 15:32

Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids

Eighty-two percent of American adults support banning smoking in cars when children younger than 13 are in the vehicle, according to a new survey. The poll also found that 87 percent of adults support a ban on smoking at businesses that allow children, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2013 11:09

[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05

[UK] England’s smoking ban linked to annual 5% drop in emergency admissions for asthma - THORAX

Emergency admissions for asthma among adults fell by just under 5% in each of the first three years after the ban on smoking in public places was introduced in England, reveals the largest study of its kind, published online in Thorax. This adds up to
BMJ Group Media Centre
added May 5, 2013 22:03

[UK] Smoking ban linked to 1,900 fewer A&E admissions for asthma patients

The smoking ban in public places has been linked to 1,900 fewer emergency hospital admissions for asthma patients every year, researchers have found. The ban, which came into force in England in July 2007, has been associated with an annual 5% drop in a
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:55

[UK] Child asthma admissions fall after smoking ban

Asthma study shows decline in hospital admissions since smoking was banned in enclosed public places in 2007
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:05

[UK] Childhood asthma 'admissions down' after smoking ban

There was a sharp fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with severe asthma after smoke-free legislation was introduced in England, say researchers.
BBC Online
added Jan 21, 2013 13:31
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