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Asthmatic Teens More Apt to Smoke Cigarettes

Teens with asthma were more than twice as likely to start smoking cigarettes as teens without asthma, and they were also more likely to get hooked on cigarettes, researchers reported here. Based on interviews and responses from a previously validated surv
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2016 00:36
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Teens with asthma almost twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts

"The study found 22 percent of the kids with asthma smoked, while only 12 percent of kids without asthma smoked...curiosity about cigarette smoking is the main reason why kids with asthma start smoking. They then develop a greater dependence (22 percent)
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:30
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LETTERS: CHAPMAN: Bauld et al omit evidence on passive exposure to e-cigarette aerosol / Indoor vaping and brochodilator use are not analagous

Bauld et al draw an analogy between indoor vaping and the use of bronchodilators for asthma...Surely, they cannot be serious here? Newman et al showed the amount of dosed drug exhaled by asthmatics ranged from just 0.2%-1.7% across different puffing beha
Tobacco Control
added Nov 13, 2016 17:05
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Teens with asthma almost twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts

Curiosity is a driving factor in why most kids start smoking, and the same is true for kids with asthma. A study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting found adolescents with asthma were twice
EurekAlert
added Nov 11, 2016 12:55
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Clean indoor air as important as meds in controlling kids’ asthma

While second-hand tobacco smoke exposure is a known problem, parents and caregivers also need to keep in mind that fumes and fine particles from gas ranges, wood stoves or fireplaces can be an irritant for some kids with asthma, the report also warns.
Reuters
added Nov 2, 2016 15:30
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Men who smoke are THREE times more likely to have children with asthma

It is believed male sperm cells are damaged by nicotine, affecting a child's genes. The study of 24,000 children found boys having their first cigarette before the age of 15 put offspring at particular risk.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:41
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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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E-Cigarette Use Among Florida Youth With and Without Asthma

Conclusions E-cigarette use is more common among Florida high school youth with asthma and is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 19, 2016 14:55
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[Pennsylvania] Taking the moral HIGH ground? Malia Obama, 18, wears 'Smoking kills' tee-shirt at Philadelphia festival - just weeks after puffing on a suspicious cigarette at Lollapalooza

Malia Obama attended the Budweiser Made in America Festival on Sunday Wore a white tee-shirt with the words 'Smoking kills' written on the front...Malia has suffered from asthma... Smoking presents additional risks for asthma sufferers, as it can trigge
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2016 02:26
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Victorian asthma cigarettes: who was Dr Batty?

‘Agreeable to use, certain in their effects, and harmless in their action, they may be safely smoked by ladies and children,’ ran the promotional copy. The product was Cigares de Joy, handy little cigarettes designed to smoke out those lung problems and
The Quack Doctor (blog)
added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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