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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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Secondhand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

* Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence suggests a pathologic link between secondhhand smoke and respiratory illness in children. Children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than those wi
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2013 09:19
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Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC

have more severe symptoms and more frequent outbreaks than other kids with asthma. Yet despite these health hazards, the rate of asthmatic children who regularly breathe in secondhand smoke hasn't changed since 1999, according to the U.S. Centers for Dis
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 8, 2013 21:20
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05
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[UK] Smoking ban has led to a 5% fall in emergency hospital admissions for asthma

* Number of adult asthma patients needing urgent treatment has fallen by 6,000 since smoking ban * Emergency admissions for heart attacks and childhood asthma-related problems have also fallen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 02:35
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