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[California] LETTER: McDonald's provides a smokers' habitat

workers in the building, customers and even McDonald's employees light up in the back right under the air conditioning intake vents, flooding the restaurant with smoke within seconds. This invariably leads to my having severe respiratory distress,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Nov 10, 2012 21:29

VIDEO: Doctors finding more cases of lung cancer in teen non-smokers

when asthma medications didn't work, they looked deeper. It turns out, something was obstructing her ability to breathe. "Danielle actually had a tumor on the inside of her airway, and this tumor grew so that it was completely blocking the airway,” said
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:24

Pulmonologists’ and Primary Care Physicians’ Responses to an Adult Patient with Asthma Who Inquires about Using Electronic Cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation Tool

To the Editor:... We undertook a survey of a nationally representative sampling of U.S. physicians to explore their experience discussing electronic cigarettes during clinical encounters (2). Previously published results addressed the general approach
Annals of the American Thoracic Society
added Mar 13, 2017 00:32

Nicotine exposure causes asthma in smoker's grandchildren

The dangers of smoking on smokers and their children are widely known but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates that nicotine exposure also causes asthma in the smoker's grandchildren.
added Oct 31, 2012 19:20

Secondhand Smoke Ups Babies' Risk of Asthma, Study Says

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 15:15

[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18

[Australia] E-cigarettes ban sought by SA doctors, heart and asthma foundations

Doctors and health groups say e-cigarettes should be banned from being advertised or sold in South Australia. A joint submission has been put to a State Parliamentary inquiry by the Australian Medical Association (AMA), Heart Foundation and Asthma Found
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 23, 2015 20:21

[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

Smoking restrictions having huge benefit for the next generation

a recent study shows pretty definitively that non-smokers are benefitting, as improved health was seen in a population that clearly isn't smoking: newborns and children.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:34

[Canada] WENDY ELLIOTT: Puffing should be limited

The RCMP confirmed smoke in the apartment building was causing an asthma attack. EHS was called to assist MacNeil with her breathing. She has had to leave her apartment on three occasions due to deteriorating breathing, but the smoking goes on.
Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58
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