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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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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

"Although much of the burden [from these illnesses] is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions, these diseases have received less attention than other prominent non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabet
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:23
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[Asia, India] Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

ozone and second-hand smoke, leading the authors to call for public health interventions to bring down air pollution and further reduce global smoking rates. "Conversely, the causes of asthma are less clear, but include smoking and asthma-causing allerge
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:46
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[Michigan] Smoking neighbors don’t seem to care woman is recovering from cancer

An asthmatic Michigan woman recovering from breast cancer has filed a lawsuit against her tobacco puffing neighbors, according to a report. For the past year, Phyllis Davis said the neighbors in the connected unit in her Farmington Hills condo have been
New York Post
added Aug 8, 2017 20:41
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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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