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[Australia] Study links adult lung conditions to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

Three-quarters of cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be traced back to exposures during childhood, a study has found....showed that childhood illnesses – such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and eczema – and exposures to parental
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:59
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[Australia] Measles among smokers linked to COPD risk

Childhood measles has been linked to an increased risk of developing chronic lung disease, but only in adults with asthma and a history of smoking. An Australian study of more than 8000 Tasmanians found childhood measles infection - a highly contagious
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2018 15:19
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[New York] STRAWN: UNIVERSITY SHOULD IMPOSE STRICTER PUNISHMENT FOR SMOKING ON CAMPUS

. I later learned UAlbany’s policy only bans smoking in all indoor University buildings and within 10 feet of entrances and open windows. A policy that is not enforced, since students smoke right outside the library constantly. Learning this, I now fear t
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:24
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[UK-Scotland] HEALTH RISK Cat is struck down with asthma as experts warns puffing fags at home can harm pets

Scientists in Glasgow have been researching the effects of passive smoking on pets for several years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35
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Current tobacco smoke exposure doesn't obstruct peds airflow

Current tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) is not associated with airflow obstruction among school-aged children, while prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma, according to a study published in the March issue of Chest.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:47
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The Relationship Between Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Airflow Obstruction in US Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current TSE was not independently associated with airflow obstruction in school-aged children. Prenatal TSE was associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma. Repeated studies into potential mediators and confounders of this relationship ar
Chest
added Mar 6, 2018 18:31
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Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children

A new study published in the journal CHEST® highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than cu
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:28
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Smoking and Breastfeeding

Female smokers usually show less interest in breastfeeding as they believe that formula food is a safer alternative. Infants born to women smokers have shown to be prone to lung infections, SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), and asthma.
News-Medical.net
added Jan 25, 2018 23:10
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Smoking and Asthma

Tobacco smoke, including secondhand smoke, damages the cells that make the protective coating of mucus lining the bronchial tubes. Without their first line of defense, the tubes become irritated and inflamed, setting the stage for an asthma attack. Smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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Two-time killer, not state leaders, changes smoking policy in Missouri prisons

arguably the most sweeping change — a complete tobacco ban — will soon happen courtesy of a former death-row inmate named Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, who claimed the state was allowing him to die from secondhand smoke.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 20:48
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