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Kids, Asthma and Second Hand Smoke at Home = Twice as Many Hospitalizations

Parents who allow their children with asthma to be exposed to second hand smoke (SHS) at home need to know the risk is high their child will be hospitalized. In fact, the risk is nearly double that for kids with asthma who are not exposed to SHS.
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:50
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Tobacco exposure before and after birth increases childhood allergies

A large new study evaluated the risk if prenatal and postnatal tobaccos smoke exposure for asthma, rhinitis (inflammation of nasal membranes), and eczema (skin rash). The study was published online on August 18 in the journal Pediatrics by Swedish resear
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:42
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Exposure to smoke in cars may worsen asthma: study

In a survey covering four southern states, people exposed to secondhand smoke in vehicles were twice as likely to have asthma compared to those who were not exposed. The study team cannot prove the smoke exposure caused asthma in the people interviewed,
Reuters
added May 30, 2014 13:33
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Aged 3‒19 Years With and Without Asthma in the United States, 1999‒2010

The percentage of children aged 3‒19 years without asthma exposed to ETS decreased from 1999 to 2010, while the percentage with asthma exposed to ETS did not change. In 2007‒2010, the percentage of ETS exposure was higher in girls with asthma than in gi
National Center for Health Statistics
added Aug 8, 2013 04:49
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Secondhand smoke ups babies' risk of asthma

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Oct 23, 2012 06:56
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Asthma by the Numbers

Federal health officials recently issued a gloomy report noting that the percentage of Americans suffering from asthma reached a record high of 8.4 percent in 2010
New York Times
added Jun 6, 2012 04:43
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[Pennsylvania] Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

McCracken’s lawsuit delves into the sordid history of the tobacco industry’s deception of the American people and details Big Tobacco’s infamous and laughable claims...doing so without a lawyer, as McCracken has chosen to do, is pretty much impossible. W
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 07:58
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[Sweden] Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

snus users were over 50 percent more likely than non-users to have asthma. In addition, snus users were 37 to 59 percent more likely to snore and have trouble falling asleep, the study found.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 16:02
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Teens with asthma almost twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts

Curiosity is a driving factor in why most kids start smoking, and the same is true for kids with asthma. A study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting found adolescents with asthma were twice
EurekAlert
added Nov 11, 2016 12:55
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[Norway] Smoking fathers increase asthma-risk in future offspring

A Norwegian study shows that asthma is three times more common in those who had a father who smoked in adolescence than offspring who didn’t. It is well known that a mother’s environment plays a key role in child health. However, recent research, includi
Science Magazine
added Sep 29, 2016 12:51
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