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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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[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.
BBC Online
added Jan 21, 2013 13:31
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[Pakistan] Secondhand smoke ups asthma risk

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
The News (pk)
added Jan 20, 2013 10:11
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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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