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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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Adult Smokers More Apt to Use E-Cigarettes than Nonsmokers

Current smokers are more likely than ex-smokers or adults who have never smoked to use e-cigarettes, according to a Swedish study that concludes e-cigarettes might not work as a cessation aid. For the study, researchers examined data collected from one-
NewsMax
added Aug 20, 2018 01:49
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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

They found that women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. However, 38 percent of the women who developed asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 10, 2018 16:46
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking for transport­ van drivers

Yet, it took me five months of advocating for my son with asthma to obtain a nonsmoking driver, and a smoke-free van. It is important to know that once the drivers get in their vehicle, they are not allowed to smoke until their shift ends.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 2, 2018 00:39
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