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Missouri prisons to go smoke free after double-murderer wins in court

At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor’s orders that his quarters be smoke-free. Now, after a decade-long legal battle, Washington is declaring victory with a settlement that not only pro
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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[Canada] SEIFF: Legalize it, but please don't let the air our kids breathe go to pot

Joanne Seiff says we're not ready for the legalization of marijuana until we know how people will be protected from second-hand pot smoke like the haze that drifted into her home as she put her six-year-olds to sleep.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:01
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[Australia] Study warns of potential dangers of e-cigarette use during pregnancy

A new study from the University of Technology in Australia has linked vaping to an increased risk of asthma in children. Researchers are due to present the findings at the European Respiratory Society International Congress tomorrow.
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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[UK] Vaping in pregnancy increases a child's risk of asthma even if the e-cigarettes are nicotine free

'Our study demonstrates that maternal vaping is associated with impaired lung function and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.' Asthma affects around 5.4million people in the UK. It has no cure and can cause deadly attacks if poorly controlled.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:28
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: This breathtakingly bad health stat should be part of your election decision video

In the lead-up to polling day, Unicef NZ is looking at four key issues... The state of New Zealand's homes has a lot to do with that high rate. So we encourage action to improve the state of New Zealand's housing and provide safer environments for those c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:21
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[UK] Fewer children hospitalised with asthma following smoking bans

Smoking bans have reduced the number of children attending hospital with severe asthma exacerbations and respiratory tract infections, a study published in Lancet Public Health shows. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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Tobacco advertising's halcyon days "not recommended for children under 6" (7 is OK) #asthma

Twitter
added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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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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Asthma death rate has fallen worldwide / However COPD death rate on the increase

A new Global Burden of Disease study looked at the impact of the two most common respiratory diseases worldwide - asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - between 1990 and 2015. It found that while the number of cases of asthma increase
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:38
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Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis...[FREE FULL TEXT]

Comparisons between countries and over time are important, as much of the chronic respiratory burden is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:35
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