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Case Study: Secondhand Marijuana Smoke in a Child with Severe Asthma

“A 6-year-old boy suffering with severe asthma had family members who frequently smoked marijuana in the house,” Hoffman said in a statement. ““Even though family members didn’t smoke marijuana in the same room as the child, he was exposed to traces of s
MD Magazine
added Nov 19, 2018 13:59
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Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Linked to Asthma Symptoms in Youth

A new study in Chest has identified a correlation between electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and asthma symptoms in youth. The association was independent of cigarette smoking and ENDS use and exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke. While curren
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Nov 12, 2018 00:36
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Secondhand Vape Exposure May Be Risky for Asthmatic Teens

Secondhand exposure to aerosols from electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine-delivery systems (ENDS) was associated with a greater risk for asthma attacks among pre-teens and teens participating in a school-based, cross-sectional survey. The
MedPage Today
added Oct 30, 2018 16:58
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Secondhand Factors in Asthma Not Significant in Overall Disease Improvement

While secondhand factors in asthma, such as environmental exposures like pets and secondhand smoke, have been suggested to impact disease control, a study conducted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigators and presented at the 2018 Annual CHEST Mee
MD Magazine
added Oct 7, 2018 19:28
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The Toxic Air We Breathe

Doug Brugge tells us otherwise in his new book Particles in the Air: The Deadliest Pollutant Is the One You Breathe Every Day (Springer). In fact, he points out that three of the ten top causes of ill health and death worldwide are due to particulate matt
Tufts University
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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BRODY: The Risks to Children From Adults Who Smoke

the younger child developed pneumonia and had to be on a ventilator, yet “the parents refused to engage with us about quitting smoking, pharmacotherapy for cessation, or about not letting their children be exposed to cigarette smoke,” he wrote. In retro
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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Meet The Award-Winning Medical Device With a Design Inspired By E-Cigarettes

The Flyp is the first product from Convexity. It’s a portable nebulizer that Daniels and Convexity Executive Vice President Geoff Matous believe is the smallest, lightest, and quietest on the market. Though patients with milder asthma issues can use inha
Forbes
added Aug 24, 2018 13:03
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[Canada] Four in 10 women with asthma may develop COPD

Over 40 percent of women with asthma go on to develop more severe lung disease... The study was limited by a lack of information about when the participants had first developed asthma, as well as a lack of data on their exposure to second-hand smoke, the
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:09
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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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