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Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma. Together with the health benefits in adults, this study provides strong support for WHO recommendations to create smoke-free environmen
Science Direct
added Apr 7, 2014 12:46

VIDEO: What is third hand smoke and how can it be avoided?

"There's evidence now that third-hand smoke is a risk factor in children like chronic ear infections and chronic respiratory infections, and if your clothes reek of smoke and your hair reeks of smoke, your little child who has asthma is going to get an as
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:00

[New York] Less Secondhand Smoke for Kids

A new study shows a drop in the number of kids without asthma being exposed. ... “In kids that don't have asthma the rates of secondhand smoke exposure are going down but in kids with asthma the rates of secondhand smoke exposure have stayed the same th
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Sep 5, 2013 09:34

[UK] Smoking laws cuts hospital admissions in asthma kids

Smoke-free laws in England have resulted in a significant decrease in hospital admissions for asthma in children age 14 and younger. This is according to researchers who studied children's hospitalisation rates for asthma after the implementation of smo
Health-E (za)
added Mar 5, 2013 18:01

[California] Grandmother's cigarette habit could be the cause of grandchild's asthma

Grandmother's cigarette smoking could be responsible for her grandchild's asthma, and the recent discovery of this multi-generational transmission of disease suggests the environmental factors experienced today could determine the health of family members
added Mar 4, 2013 12:23

Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy and Its Effect on Childhood Asthma: Understanding the Puzzle

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Dec 13, 2012 06:03

[Europe] Asthma And Smoking Mothers Linked

A European analysis of more than 21,000 children found the more a woman smoked during her first trimester of pregnancy, the greater the risk her children would develop breathing problems before kindergarten.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Sep 21, 2012 09:30

‘Strong evidence’ for causal link between parental smoking, childhood asthma

Parental smoking is associated with symptoms of asthma in exposed children, report researchers who found the more parents smoked, the greater the risk to their children.
added Jun 26, 2012 12:15

[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25

[Italy] Persisting Long Term Benefits of Smoking Abstinence and Reduction in Asthmatic Smokers Who Have Switched to Electronic Cigarettes

This prospective study confirms that EC use ameliorates objective and subjective asthma outcomes and shows that these beneficial effects may persist... R.P. ...has also served as a consultant for Pfizer and Arbi Group Srl, an Italian e-cigarettes distribu
Discovery Medicine
added Mar 29, 2016 17:07
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