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[Michigan] Cancer survivor sues over condo neighbor's second-hand smoke

A Farmington Hills woman recovering from breast cancer and battling asthma says she now has to deal with another problem that's making her sick - her neighbors' smoking habit.
WJBK FOX 2 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:39
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Air pollution is as unhealthy as secondhand smoke, a new study says

A survey by Carnegie Mellon University of 1,200 children living near some of the biggest polluters in the Pittsburgh area shows that children who live near sources of pollution run the same risk of developing asthma as those exposed to secondhand tobacco
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 7, 2017 16:07
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[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Make concert smoke-free

The Bank of the West concert in Memorial Park on June 30 won’t be accessible to every member of the public if smoking is allowed. This year the concert is co-sponsored by Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. Will this concert be smoke free because of tha
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jun 23, 2017 08:24
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[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25
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[Sweden] Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

snus users were over 50 percent more likely than non-users to have asthma. In addition, snus users were 37 to 59 percent more likely to snore and have trouble falling asleep, the study found.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 16:02
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[Australia] Dad calls ban on smoking in units as daughter gets sicker

A TOOWOOMBA dad is concerned about his daughter's health as she struggles to breathe when cigarette smoke wafts into their home. Leah Gould, 12, has always been asthmatic but in recent times it has become worse. Her dad, Chris Gould, said since Novembe
Chinchilla News (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:54
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Studies On Asthma In Kids & Smoking Show How Major The Risk Factor Is

researchers have found that the effects of smoking on asthma rates goes beyond just parents who smoke around their kids. Studies have found, for example, that pregnant women's secondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous — even babies of non-smoking pregna
Romper
added Apr 19, 2017 00:30
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[Australia] Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk

Using a mouse model and human lung cells, the UTS Molecular Biosciences Research Team study, led by Pawan Sharma, David Chapman and Brian Oliver, found e-cigarette vaping among expectant mothers increased the risk and severity of allergic asthma in their
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:19
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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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