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[Canada] LETTER: Smokers put young asthma patient at risk

we took him to the respiratory clinic at Surrey Memorial Hospital for an asthma evaluation. Getting into the respiratory clinic we had to walk through at least six people standing near the entrance smoking. Most of them were dressed in scrubs which indic
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:19
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Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy and Its Effect on Childhood Asthma: Understanding the Puzzle

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Dec 13, 2012 06:03
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Donohue: Secondhand smoke contributes to asthma and emphysema

I have never smoked, but I have been exposed to a lot of secondhand smoke. I have been diagnosed with asthma and emphysema. I would appreciate knowing the treatment for this,
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Nov 28, 2012 14:16
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Kicking the Habit - New Research Examines The Barriers To Quitting Smoking For Smokers With Asthma

The findings will be presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
added Nov 15, 2012 11:11
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Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09
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[California] LETTER: McDonald's provides a smokers' habitat

workers in the building, customers and even McDonald's employees light up in the back right under the air conditioning intake vents, flooding the restaurant with smoke within seconds. This invariably leads to my having severe respiratory distress,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Nov 10, 2012 21:29
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Lung Association Research Builds a Healthier Future

The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program released its Research Awards Nationwide 2012-2013 report that highlights research supported by the Lung Association through its Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) and its Awards and Grants Pr
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 20:00
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Smoking Bans Reduce Hospitalizations: Study

Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:42
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Grandma’s curse / Some of the effects of smoking may be passed from grandmother to grandchild

Which crucial genes these histones surround remains obscure. Nor have the team yet found out whether the epigenetic effect they have discovered reaches further than grand-offspring. If it does, though, it suggests that epigenetics really might act like
The Economist
added Nov 1, 2012 19:02
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Nicotine exposure causes asthma in smoker's grandchildren

The dangers of smoking on smokers and their children are widely known but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates that nicotine exposure also causes asthma in the smoker's grandchildren.
News-Medical.net
added Oct 31, 2012 19:20
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