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[Michigan] Community members asking for smoking ban in downtown Eaton Rapids

Braatz owns an ice cream shop on Main St. in Eaton Rapids. He is a big part of the conversation to ban smoking in downtown. He started that conversation after he saw a 4-year-old have an asthma attack from second hand smoke. "To see an asthmatic child g
WSYM-TV FOX 47 (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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Epigenetics and allergy: from basic mechanisms to clinical applications

Smoking, either as prenatal and/or postnatal tobacco smoke exposure or in its active form, is another extrinsic factor known to increase the risk of allergic disorders, especially asthma [177–181], and its effects on the epigenetic status have been clear
Epigenomics
added Mar 22, 2017 13:56
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Park Board expands tobacco ban

By early May, Minneapolis residents and visitors will enjoy completely tobacco-free city parks, recreation facilities and buildings. The Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban the use of all tobacco products at parks and park facilities. Official
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 10, 2017 23:29
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Pulmonologists’ and Primary Care Physicians’ Responses to an Adult Patient with Asthma Who Inquires about Using Electronic Cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation Tool

To the Editor:... We undertook a survey of a nationally representative sampling of U.S. physicians to explore their experience discussing electronic cigarettes during clinical encounters (2). Previously published results addressed the general approach
Annals of the American Thoracic Society
added Mar 13, 2017 00:32
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CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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SIEGEL: Without Evidence, NIH Director Claims E-Cigarettes Cause Respiratory Infections and Asthma

That vaping can cause respiratory irritation is a fact. But the claim that vaping causes asthma and respiratory infections is what in today's lexicon might be referred to as an "alternative fact."
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:40
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Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws

In many U.S. communities that have adopted indoor smoking bans, fewer children need emergency asthma treatment, a new study finds. ER visits for childhood asthma attacks fell 17 percent overall in 20 metropolitan areas that prohibit smoking in public pl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:27
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[Pennsylvania] Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease

According to their reports, people were commonly renting one room in a crowded house -- often one that was infested with pests, or plagued by leaks and mold. In many cases, asthma patients either smoked or lived with smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:03
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Connecticut Post
added Jan 1, 2017 23:32
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