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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increases Death From COPD in Adulthood

increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...also suggests secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood increases the risk of death not only from COPD but also from ischemic heart disease and stroke.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Aug 20, 2018 15:41
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[UK] Call for smoke ban in the home to protect children

CANCER scientists have renewed calls for smoking to be banned in the home, as almost a third of smokers’ children are left likely to die from lung disease in adulthood. Older people exposed to passive smoking in childhood have been found to be far more pr
Daily Express (uk)
added Aug 18, 2018 15:48
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Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death

Long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood was linked to an increased risk of death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among lifelong non-smokers in a study conducted by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers. In the analy
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2018 20:40
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Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke may increase risk of adult lung disease death

A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 17, 2018 12:15
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Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says

For 22 years, researchers have been following more than 70,000 adults who have never smoked. At the beginning of the study, they were asked whether they lived in a household with a smoker while they were children. Those who did were 31 percent more likely
Washington Post
added Aug 17, 2018 12:08
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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

They found that women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. However, 38 percent of the women who developed asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 10, 2018 16:46
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Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study

A feeling of breathlessness is the hallmark of the respiratory ailment known as COPD. Now, Canadian researchers say vaping marijuana failed to ease that symptom for most people in their study. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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Florida Jury Sides With Peripheral Vascular Sufferer At Trial With R.J. Reynolds ($$)

Punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were assessed by a Florida jury at $1,095,000 on July 25, following a two-week phase 1 trial initiated by a 69-year-old smoker suffering from peripheral vascular disease, coronary heart disease and chroni
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:05
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Lung volumes identify an at-risk group in persons with prolonged secondhand tobacco smoke exposure but without [FREE FULL TEXT]

The forced expiratory volume in 1s (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC) and their ratio (FEV1/FVC) commonly define airflow obstruction... In those at risk for obstruction due to SHS exposure but with preserved spirometry, higher RV/TLC identifies a su
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 00:24
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