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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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[UK] How vegetables can help you breathe easy: A healthy diet slows the damaging effects of smoking and helps to prevent lung cancer from spreading

The three types of lung disease that kill most people are lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Lung cancer is the No 1 cancer killer. Most of the 35,000-plus lung cancer deaths every year are the direct result of smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 12:40
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Effects of secondhand smoke exposure on asthma morbidity and health care utilization in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Children with asthma and SHS exposure are nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized with asthma exacerbation and are more likely to have lower pulmonary function test results.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:46
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Asthma: Secondhand Smoke Doubles Kids' Hospitalization Risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke nearly doubles the risk for hospitalization for an asthma exacerbation in children with asthma, according to the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis....hospitalizations for asthma have been linked with increased
Medical Tribune
added Sep 24, 2015 12:44
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[Asia] Stealthily, smoke kills 1 in 8 Indians (Special to IANS)

Since the turn of the century, respiratory diseases have stayed at second position in India's list of top killer diseases. In this time, however, COPD has become a bigger threat, individually overtaking neonatal diseases, a major communicable disease lis
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:49
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COPD, Asthma and the Environment

While smoking remains the major cause of COPD – the combined term for emphysema, bronchitis and some forms of asthma – about one-quarter of people affected are nonsmokers. Some have a genetic form of COPD. And for others, environmental factors play a role
U.S. News & World Report
added May 20, 2015 11:04
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About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC

Nearly 15 percent, or about one out of seven, middle-aged and older U.S. adults suffer from lung disorders such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), health officials said Tuesday. While 10 percent of those people experience mild bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2015 15:05
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[Ohio] Be Well: Secondhand smoke may land asthmatic children in hospital

BOTTOM LINE: Children with asthma who were exposed to secondhand smoke are at increased risk of being hospitalized within a year of their asthma diagnosis.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 21, 2014 03:08
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Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke

According to national data from 2003 to 2010, half of all children ages 6 to 19, even those with asthma, have been exposed to secondhand smoke. For kids ages 6 to 11, even low levels of second hand smoke were linked to more missed school days, trouble s
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2013 15:28
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars to give kids chance to thrive

The Asthma Foundation supports Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia’s intention to make cars with young passengers smokefree as part of the Government’s goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:43
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