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American Lung Association Envisions Drug-Free Asthma Treatment in the Near Future

The American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Centers (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 asthma patien
American Lung Association
added Aug 17, 2013 12:42

[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars to give kids chance to thrive

The Asthma Foundation supports Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia’s intention to make cars with young passengers smokefree as part of the Government’s goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:43

Secondhand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

* Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence suggests a pathologic link between secondhhand smoke and respiratory illness in children. Children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than those wi
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2013 09:19

Second-Hand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

Action Points Note that this analysis of NHANES data demonstrated that children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to second-hand smoke than those without asthma. Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence sugges
MedPage Today
added Aug 10, 2013 12:44

Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC

have more severe symptoms and more frequent outbreaks than other kids with asthma. Yet despite these health hazards, the rate of asthmatic children who regularly breathe in secondhand smoke hasn't changed since 1999, according to the U.S. Centers for Dis
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 8, 2013 21:20

Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Aged 3‒19 Years With and Without Asthma in the United States, 1999‒2010

The percentage of children aged 3‒19 years without asthma exposed to ETS decreased from 1999 to 2010, while the percentage with asthma exposed to ETS did not change. In 2007‒2010, the percentage of ETS exposure was higher in girls with asthma than in gi
National Center for Health Statistics
added Aug 8, 2013 04:49

Kids' exposure to secondhand smoke drops — except among those with asthma

secondhand smoke exposure dropped significantly among kids who don’t have asthma, according to the report by the National Center for Health Statistics. “What surprised us was that among kids with asthma, secondhand exposure to smoke did not decrease at a
NBC News
added Aug 8, 2013 04:45

[Minnesota] Secondhand smoke in bars, restaurants increases asthma, cancer risk

Taking exposure data from 65 restaurants and bars in Minnesota over an eight-month period in 2007, the researchers found that the lifetime excess risk of lung cancer death was 18 in a million for patrons visiting only nonsmoking sections and 80 in a mill
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 2, 2013 12:40

Nevada higher in asthma, heart risk, smoking than nation

Nevada Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, a program in cooperation with the University of Nevada, Reno, that collects vital health statistics for the state. The annual survey of about 4,000 Nevadans asks about asthma rates, diabetes, heart disea
added Aug 1, 2013 09:14

Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids

Eighty-two percent of American adults support banning smoking in cars when children younger than 13 are in the vehicle, according to a new survey. The poll also found that 87 percent of adults support a ban on smoking at businesses that allow children, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2013 11:09
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