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[Washington] Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for hospitalization and death due to both respiratory and nonrespiratory infections, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2013 02:09
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Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds

found that smoking raised the risk of complications such as pneumonia and other infections by about 30 percent. "Anecdotally, we know that many patients don't take the opportunity to quit or join a smoking cessation program before surgery," study lead au
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2013 15:00
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Secondhand Smoke Causes Longer Hospitalization in Infants with Respiratory Infections

Smoke exposure puts infants with family history of allergies at higher risk for severe infection
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Jun 6, 2013 09:51
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[UK] Parents Warned Of Smoking Damage To Children

Parents are warned to quit cigarettes as figures show doctors are seeing 800 children a day because of passive smoking.
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:34
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Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions

existing smoking cessation counselling and drugs are among the most cost-effective clinical preventive services available. Incorporation of such treatment into routine clinical practice is essential for provision of high-quality care to all patients, espe
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:29
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Vitamin C Improves Health Of Babies Born To Smoking Mothers

According to a new study, presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Washington D.C., vitamin C was shown to lower the risk of lung problems in babies who were born to mothers that smoked during their pregnancy, Everyday Health reported.
Medical Daily
added May 5, 2013 22:15
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Vitamin C may head off lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers

If a woman absolutely can't kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy may improve her newborn's lung function and prevent wheezing in the first year of life, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 4, at the Pediatric Academic Societies
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2013 13:58
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[Pennsylvania] Donor Smoking and Recipient Obesity Tied to Higher Rates of Death and Lung Injury After Lung Transplantation

Penn Medicine Study Uncovers Novel Risk Factors that will Help to Improve Lung Transplant Risk Assessment
University of Pennsylvania Health System
added Mar 7, 2013 14:53
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LARSON: The Use of Smokers' Lungs in Organ Transplants

Yes, there may be a drastic shortage of organs, but does it mean that any organ is suddenly a safe organ?
NYULocal (blog)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:32
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Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'

Boomers have lower rates of heart attack and emphysema, and are less likely to smoke cigarettes, the study reported. King noted that the reduction in smoking -- from 28 percent of the population to 21 percent -- shows the value of conducting a concerted p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:46
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