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Asthma suffering from second hand smoke

Asthma sufferers are more likely to have more severe asthma, that could result in a hospital admission when exposed to cigarette smoke according to a recent study. Second hand smoke was detected in the study population with nicotine badges and self reporting which correlated to increased asthma severity. The researchers are calling for a ban on smoking in public.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by smh.com

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About: Asthma suffering from second hand smoke

Date: 19 October 2005

Source: smh.com

URL: http://www.smh.com.au/news/World/Asthmatics-need-to-shun-smokers-study/2005/10/19/1129401289856.html

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