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[Philippines] AGUILAR: ‘Revised tobacco taxes: Bane or Blessing?–Part 2’

Because the answer to the question of whether the sin tax on tobacco products will be a bane or a blessing is an answer that will have far-reaching consequences for millions of Filipinos, smokers and non-smokers alike, and certainly for this asthmatic. I
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:36

Effect of secondhand smoke on asthma control among black and Latino children

Science Direct
added May 14, 2012 14:14

Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children

A new study published in the journal CHEST® highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than cu
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:28

Tobacco advertising's halcyon days "not recommended for children under 6" (7 is OK) #asthma

added Sep 4, 2017 14:36

Asthma death rate has fallen worldwide / However COPD death rate on the increase

A new Global Burden of Disease study looked at the impact of the two most common respiratory diseases worldwide - asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - between 1990 and 2015. It found that while the number of cases of asthma increase (ie)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:38

Studies On Asthma In Kids & Smoking Show How Major The Risk Factor Is

researchers have found that the effects of smoking on asthma rates goes beyond just parents who smoke around their kids. Studies have found, for example, that pregnant women's secondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous — even babies of non-smoking pregna
added Apr 19, 2017 00:30

Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws

In many U.S. communities that have adopted indoor smoking bans, fewer children need emergency asthma treatment, a new study finds. ER visits for childhood asthma attacks fell 17 percent overall in 20 metropolitan areas that prohibit smoking in public pl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:27

Asthma Made Me Smoke

The research team examined more than 3,300 questionnaires from adolescents between the ages of 13-19 years old and divided those adolescents into two groups: those with asthma and those without. The questionnaires revealed that asthmatic teenagers were m
added Dec 2, 2016 04:12

[UK] A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

One in three children who ends up in hospital with an asthma attack has been exposed to cigarette smoke, prompting renewed concern about parents smoking at home around their offspring. A major review of how hospitals treat children with asthma found tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:25

[American Samoa] students from north carolina and indiana earn 2016 alma adams scholarships youth activism grants/scholarships

truth Initiative® is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations. Cheyenne Wagi and Jacob Hojnacki were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2016 20:57
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