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Laboratory Equipment Mom's Smoking May Impair Infant Immunity

Maternal smoking is associated with both respiratory and non-respiratory infections in infants, resulting in increased risk for hospitalization and death, according to an abstract to be presented Sunday, Oct. 27, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AA
Laboratory Equipment
added Oct 21, 2013 19:36
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Statement from Tim McAfee, Director, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Nathan Moose, former Tips campaign ad participant

Nathan worked for 11 years in a casino that allowed smoking, and the exposure to secondhand smoke permanently damaged his lungs and led to his untimely death. His health problems inspired him to take action to help protect not only his fellow Oglala Siou
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 26, 2013 03:43
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[Kentucky] CARTER: Respiratory therapist with roots in tobacco country encourages smokers to kick the habit

Tobacco has been part of my life for nearly 60 years. My grandparents and other family members grew tobacco as their main source of income for decades. As a youth I sometimes helped with planting the tobacco in the spring. As the plants matured, I would
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 7, 2013 11:37
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[Taiwan] Smokers ignorant of risks: foundation

at a John Tung Foundation press launch of its online COPD self-assessment. Yang said 80 percent of smokers have little knowledge of the threat of COPD posed by smoking, with only a small portion of them actually seeking medical attention.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 28, 2013 15:41
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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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[Indiana] Smoking ranks as the number one cause of COPD

In June, the American Lung Association released a disheartening report about the rise of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in women. The report showed that women are 37 percent more likely to have COPD than men and account for more than half of all d
Goshen (IN) News
added Sep 26, 2013 01:24
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

* Note that this survey suggests an association between third-hand smoke (when parents smoke but not in the house) and an increased risk of respiratory complaints in children. * Be aware that there was no reported effect of second-hand smoke. This lack
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2013 16:35
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[Netherlands] Cigarettes' harm that smoke alarms can't detect | Scope Blog

A new study has found that children from birth to 13 years of age who were exposed to third-hand smoke from parents who reported that they smoked outside the house showed double the risk of respiratory tract infections, and an even greater incidence of wh
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Dec 13, 2013 16:34
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 13, 2013 14:12
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2013 14:39
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