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[UK] Emergency asthma admissions drop following smokefree law

This paper, the largest study of its kind and addressing limitations of previous studies, makes a unique contribution to the evidence on smokefree laws and asthma. The full results are reported in the paper Short-term impact of the smokefree legislation
University of Bath (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 13:47

[UK] Smoking ban linked to 1,900 fewer A&E admissions for asthma patients

The smoking ban in public places has been linked to 1,900 fewer emergency hospital admissions for asthma patients every year, researchers have found. The ban, which came into force in England in July 2007, has been associated with an annual 5% drop in a
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:55

[UK] Emergency asthma admissions down 4.9% since smoking ban ($$)

The number of emergency asthma admissions has dropped by nearly 2,000 a year in England since the introduction of the smoking ban, according to a study published today and funded by the Department of Health.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:52
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[UK] Smoking Ban In England Reduces ER Asthma Visits By 5%

The largest study of its kind has shown the public health benefit of smoking bans for non-smokers.
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2013 03:19

[UK] England's smoking ban linked to annual 5 percent drop in emergency admissions for asthma

his adds up to around 1900 fewer such admissions every year, the authors calculate, and confirms the value of public health interventions, such as smoking bans, they say. They base their findings on the number of emergency admissions for asthma among a
added Apr 16, 2013 02:53

[UK] Smoking ban has led to a 5% fall in emergency hospital admissions for asthma

* Number of adult asthma patients needing urgent treatment has fallen by 6,000 since smoking ban * Emergency admissions for heart attacks and childhood asthma-related problems have also fallen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 02:35

[Netherlands] Smoking banned in just one in four secondary schools, says report

Just one in four Dutch secondary school playgrounds are officially smoke-free zones, according to new research by asthma research group Longfonds. (nl)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:17
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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

[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

[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
added Mar 4, 2013 12:23
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