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Kids, Asthma and Second Hand Smoke at Home = Twice as Many Hospitalizations

Parents who allow their children with asthma to be exposed to second hand smoke (SHS) at home need to know the risk is high their child will be hospitalized. In fact, the risk is nearly double that for kids with asthma who are not exposed to SHS.
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:50
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Effects of secondhand smoke exposure on asthma morbidity and health care utilization in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Children with asthma and SHS exposure are nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized with asthma exacerbation and are more likely to have lower pulmonary function test results.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Sep 24, 2015 12:46
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Asthma: Secondhand Smoke Doubles Kids' Hospitalization Risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke nearly doubles the risk for hospitalization for an asthma exacerbation in children with asthma, according to the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis....hospitalizations for asthma have been linked with increased
Medical Tribune
added Sep 24, 2015 12:44
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[Australia] E-cigarettes ban sought by SA doctors, heart and asthma foundations

Doctors and health groups say e-cigarettes should be banned from being advertised or sold in South Australia. A joint submission has been put to a State Parliamentary inquiry by the Australian Medical Association (AMA), Heart Foundation and Asthma Found
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 23, 2015 20:21
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Clean Air In The Classroom: A Back-To-School Asthma And Allergy Checklist -- VIENNA, Va., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

8) Secondhand smoke is dangerous for everyone, especially children with asthma, setting off symptoms and causing long-term lung damage. * School staff: Enforce no-smoking policies for students and staff on school grounds and on school buses.
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2015 14:03
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[Asia, Singapore] HPB programme showing results in tackling youth smoking, obesity

Under the Student Health Advisor programme, trained professional nurses are stationed full-time in selected secondary schools and institutes of higher learning to dish out advice on health and nutrition. Some of the matters students brought up include sm
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 12, 2015 19:37
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Taking cannabis in your teens is 'NOT linked to depression, lung cancer or asthma in later life', study reveals

Study tracked hundreds of men for more than two decades of their lives Found no difference in health outcomes regardless of teen cannabis use 'What we found was a little surprising,' researchers said of the results Relatively few people in the study deve
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 17:54
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[UK] Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma ($$)

Laws banning smoking in public places in Scotland may have helped to significantly reduce childhood asthma, a study suggests. The research, carried out by the University of Aberdeen, revealed that cases of the condition have dropped by more than 10 per c
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:00
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[Asia] Stealthily, smoke kills 1 in 8 Indians (Special to IANS)

Since the turn of the century, respiratory diseases have stayed at second position in India's list of top killer diseases. In this time, however, COPD has become a bigger threat, individually overtaking neonatal diseases, a major communicable disease lis
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:49
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Asthma Sending More Kids to California ERs

The reasons for the increase in ER visits are complex, experts say. They include parents not properly administering medications, poverty and inadequate insurance coverage, persistently high levels of indoor and outdoor pollution in some regions, and the
MedPage Today
added May 30, 2015 11:12
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