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[Ohio] Be Well: Secondhand smoke may land asthmatic children in hospital

BOTTOM LINE: Children with asthma who were exposed to secondhand smoke are at increased risk of being hospitalized within a year of their asthma diagnosis.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 21, 2014 03:08
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[UK] Childhood asthma secondhand smoke education vital

A US study has found that smokers caring for children with asthma often underestimate levels of secondhand smoke exposure. Among 738 smokers interviewed, those who looked after children with asthma were significantly more likely to report having a smokin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:38
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VIDEO: What is third hand smoke and how can it be avoided?

"There's evidence now that third-hand smoke is a risk factor in children like chronic ear infections and chronic respiratory infections, and if your clothes reek of smoke and your hair reeks of smoke, your little child who has asthma is going to get an as
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:00
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[Jamaica] Significant decline in asthma admissions since smoking ban

MINISTER of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementation of
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:00
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[Jamaica] Significant Decline in Asthma Admissions Since Smoking Ban

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementat
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28
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[Spain] New statistic model forecasts effect of tobacco consumption on childhood asthma

A scientific study recently published on International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research states that tobacco consumption must be decreased by 15% in Spain, particularly at home, in order to reduce the number of childhood asthma cases. The researc
ScienceDaily
added Oct 30, 2013 15:42
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Kids with asthma more likely exposed to smoke than kids with no asthma

Secondhand smoke makes children's asthma more severe, increasing the risk of bronchitis, pneumonia and other conditions, a U.S. researcher says. Ken Quinto at the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi
UPI
added Oct 30, 2013 01:21
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[Canada] Wolfville senior battling smokers in smoke-free building

Almost two years ago, a Wolfville senior began to complain to the West Regional Housing Authority about indoor air pollution. A year later, Margaret MacNeil, then 79 years old, had to call 911 after second-hand smoke provoked her asthma. The RCMP confirm
NovaNewsNet (University of King's College) (ca)
added Oct 29, 2013 12:07
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Impact of Environmental Tobacco Smoke on Children With Asthma, United States, 2003–2010

Among children with asthma 6 to 11 years of age, ETS exposure was associated with most adverse outcomes. Even ETS exposure resulting in low serum cotinine levels was associated with risks for young children with asthma.
Academic Pediatrics
added Oct 16, 2013 15:32
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Kids with asthma still exposed to secondhand smoke

According to national data from 2003 to 2010, half of all children ages 6 to 19, even those with asthma, have been exposed to secondhand smoke. For kids ages 6 to 11, even low levels of second hand smoke were linked to more missed school days, trouble s
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2013 15:28
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