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[UK] Cumbria's hospitals treat 100 children a year for second-hand smoke illnesses

Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma.
West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2013 11:04
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[UK] Smoking laws cuts hospital admissions in asthma kids

Smoke-free laws in England have resulted in a significant decrease in hospital admissions for asthma in children age 14 and younger. This is according to researchers who studied children's hospitalisation rates for asthma after the implementation of smo
Health-E (za)
added Mar 5, 2013 18:01
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[California] Grandmother's cigarette habit could be the cause of grandchild's asthma

Grandmother's cigarette smoking could be responsible for her grandchild's asthma, and the recent discovery of this multi-generational transmission of disease suggests the environmental factors experienced today could determine the health of family members
EurekAlert
added Mar 4, 2013 12:23
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[Ireland] Lower Lung Function in Infancy Linked to Wheeze in Adulthood

Smoking also played key role in respiratory trouble for young adults, study found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 22, 2013 13:52
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Where There's Smoke There's Worse Asthma

The researchers used data from 2,250 kids and teens, aged 4 to 19, who had asthma during the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys in 1988-1994, 1999-2004 and 2005-2010. The researchers measured the levels of cotinine - the chemical that nic
DailyRx
added Feb 11, 2013 20:12
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Hospital Admissions for Childhood Asthma After Smoke-Free Legislation in England

CONCLUSIONS: These findings confirm those from a small number of previous studies suggesting that the well-documented population health benefits of comprehensive smoke-free legislation appear to extend to reducing hospital admissions for childhood asthma
Pediatrics
added Jan 22, 2013 12:40
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[UK] Childhood asthma 'admissions down' after smoking ban

There was a sharp fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with severe asthma after smoke-free legislation was introduced in England, say researchers. A study showed a 12% drop in the first year after the law to stop smoking in enclosed public
BBC Online
added Jan 22, 2013 11:58
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[UK] Hospital Admissions for Childhood Asthma Drop After Smoke-Free Legislation in England

Chris Millett and other colleagues at Imperial College London and I just published a paper in Pediatrics, "Hospital Admissions for Childhood Asthma After Smoke-Free Legislation in England," that shows that childhood asthma admissions, which had been risi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 22, 2013 11:46
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[UK] Child asthma admissions fall after smoking ban

Asthma study shows decline in hospital admissions since smoking was banned in enclosed public places in 2007
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:05
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[UK] Number of children admitted to hosptal with asthma falls since smoking ban

Research shows there was a 12.3% fall in admissions in the first year after the law came into place in July 2007, and these have continued to drop in subsequent years, suggesting that the benefits of the legislation were sustained over time. NHS statist
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:01
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