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[UK] 'Asthma attack son met at A&E by a wall of smoke'

A MOTHER has called for change after her asthmatic son was exposed to cigarette smoke while waiting to be treated at Glangwili Hospital. Iola Wyn, from St Clears, took her 12-year-old son Lleu to the hospital's Accident and Emergency department after he
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added May 7, 2014 18:09
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[Tennessee, Virginia] Cities That Take Your Breath Away

World Asthma Day comes in May ... Richmond is Top 2014 Asthma Capital Richmond, VA, is in the number one spot for the second year in a row. Memphis, TN, came in at #2, followed by #3 McAllen, TX, #4 Oklahoma City, OK, and #5 Philadelphia, PA. The ranking
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 10:51
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Electronic cigarettes may cause, worsen respiratory diseases, among youth, study finds

Electronic cigarettes may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International Researchers examined particles emitted by e-cigarettes to understand what a user inhales an
Research Triangle Institute / RTI International
added May 5, 2014 20:23
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American Lung Association Interested In Hearing from Smoking Asthmatics

The American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Center (ACRC) is the largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to discovering effective treatment strategies for asthma. The network is currently recruiting asthmatic smok
American Lung Association
added Apr 15, 2014 23:29
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Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma. Together with the health benefits in adults, this study provides strong support for WHO recommendations to create smoke-free environmen
Science Direct
added Apr 7, 2014 12:46
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Smoking restrictions having huge benefit for the next generation

a recent study shows pretty definitively that non-smokers are benefitting, as improved health was seen in a population that clearly isn't smoking: newborns and children.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:34
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[Europe] Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up, according to a new study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:39
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RCOG statement on new Lancet study exploring impact of smoke-free legislation on preterm birth and child health

“This is an interesting study that provides further evidence that minimising access to smoke can have considerable public health benefits for perinatal and child health, in particular with regards to lowering the premature birth rate. “Smoking during p
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 13:41
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[UK] Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma. Together with the health benefits in adults, this study provides strong support for WHO recommendations to create smoke-free environmen
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 13:35
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[UK] Smoking bans cut asthma and premature births by 10%, study says

researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Maastricht University, Hasselt University in Belgium, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital looked at more than 2.5 million births and almost 250,000 hospital attendances for asthma attacks i
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2014 13:30
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