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Second-Hand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

Action Points Note that this analysis of NHANES data demonstrated that children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to second-hand smoke than those without asthma. Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence sugges
MedPage Today
added Aug 10, 2013 12:44
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Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC

have more severe symptoms and more frequent outbreaks than other kids with asthma. Yet despite these health hazards, the rate of asthmatic children who regularly breathe in secondhand smoke hasn't changed since 1999, according to the U.S. Centers for Dis
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 8, 2013 21:20
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Aged 3‒19 Years With and Without Asthma in the United States, 1999‒2010

The percentage of children aged 3‒19 years without asthma exposed to ETS decreased from 1999 to 2010, while the percentage with asthma exposed to ETS did not change. In 2007‒2010, the percentage of ETS exposure was higher in girls with asthma than in gi
National Center for Health Statistics
added Aug 8, 2013 04:49
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Kids' exposure to secondhand smoke drops — except among those with asthma

secondhand smoke exposure dropped significantly among kids who don’t have asthma, according to the report by the National Center for Health Statistics. “What surprised us was that among kids with asthma, secondhand exposure to smoke did not decrease at a
NBC News
added Aug 8, 2013 04:45
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[Minnesota] Secondhand smoke in bars, restaurants increases asthma, cancer risk

Taking exposure data from 65 restaurants and bars in Minnesota over an eight-month period in 2007, the researchers found that the lifetime excess risk of lung cancer death was 18 in a million for patrons visiting only nonsmoking sections and 80 in a mill
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 2, 2013 12:40
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Nevada higher in asthma, heart risk, smoking than nation

Nevada Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, a program in cooperation with the University of Nevada, Reno, that collects vital health statistics for the state. The annual survey of about 4,000 Nevadans asks about asthma rates, diabetes, heart disea
UPI
added Aug 1, 2013 09:14
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Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids

Eighty-two percent of American adults support banning smoking in cars when children younger than 13 are in the vehicle, according to a new survey. The poll also found that 87 percent of adults support a ban on smoking at businesses that allow children, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2013 11:09
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05
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[UK] Groundbreaking research into conditions

There are a range of conditions that are likely to overwhelm the NHS in the coming years. Amy McMullen looks at the groundbreaking research that is being developed to try to hold back the tide
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:19
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