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Tobacco exposure raises hospital readmission rate for children with asthma

Children admitted to the hospital for asthma are likely to be readmitted within a year if they are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a study led by Dr. Judie Howrylak and Dr. Adam Spanier of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. The study appea
Penn State University
added Feb 12, 2014 17:20
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Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma

Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home or in the car are more likely to return to the hospital within 12 months of hospitalization for asthma, a new study finds. The researchers said tests of tobacco exposure have the potential to help protect thos
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:37
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[Ireland] VIDEO: This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her

BREDA FLOOD IS a school principal from Wexford who has never smoked. However, she has required emergency medical care because of cigarettes. Speaking at a press briefing organised by a number of health organisations and charities, she noted that smoking
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:57
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[Ohio] Where There's Smoke and Asthma

A recent study found that children with asthma or wheezing were more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within a year of a first admission if they had been exposed to tobacco smoke. The exposure was measured based on a tobacco ingredient's presence
DailyRx
added Jan 21, 2014 03:10
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[Ohio] Be Well: Secondhand smoke may land asthmatic children in hospital

BOTTOM LINE: Children with asthma who were exposed to secondhand smoke are at increased risk of being hospitalized within a year of their asthma diagnosis.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 21, 2014 03:08
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[UK] Childhood asthma secondhand smoke education vital

A US study has found that smokers caring for children with asthma often underestimate levels of secondhand smoke exposure. Among 738 smokers interviewed, those who looked after children with asthma were significantly more likely to report having a smokin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:38
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VIDEO: What is third hand smoke and how can it be avoided?

"There's evidence now that third-hand smoke is a risk factor in children like chronic ear infections and chronic respiratory infections, and if your clothes reek of smoke and your hair reeks of smoke, your little child who has asthma is going to get an as
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:00
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[Jamaica] Significant decline in asthma admissions since smoking ban

MINISTER of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementation of
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:00
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[Jamaica] Significant Decline in Asthma Admissions Since Smoking Ban

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementat
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28
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[Spain] New statistic model forecasts effect of tobacco consumption on childhood asthma

A scientific study recently published on International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research states that tobacco consumption must be decreased by 15% in Spain, particularly at home, in order to reduce the number of childhood asthma cases. The researc
ScienceDaily
added Oct 30, 2013 15:42
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