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Smoking increases asthma risk in adults

Scientists have found that subjects who smoked were a third more likely to develop asthma than those who didnít smoke. Surprisingly however, ex-smokers were 49% more likely to have asthma. Females were 143% more likely than males to develop symptoms of asthma.

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About: Smoking increases asthma risk in adults

Date: 1 November 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=15709 http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=15709

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