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World No Tobacco Day

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Teens With Asthma Almost Twice As Likely to Smoke

AAFA Community Services ·
A study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting found adolescents with asthma were twice as likely to smoke as kids without asthma. And they continue to smoke well into their teen years, even though they know smoking is particularly bad for their lungs.
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uniquelyme2016 ·
After reading Teens With Asthma Almost Twice As Likely to Smoke I felt awful to know that as a teen I tried a cigarette and was deathly asthmatic! Why? To belong, to conform. Thank God I choked and almost coughed up a lung! I think it is so important to teach young ones how to stand up to peer pressure. That's the piece I was missing that could have helped me in that regard. I watched a classmate smoke and end up in the hospital each and every time with an asthma attack. She was already...
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6 Ways to Stay Asthma-Healthy During the Holidays

AAFA Community Services ·
While the holidays are a time of cheer for most, the festive atmosphere can cause symptoms for those with asthma. But if you navigate the holidays carefully, you increase your chances of getting through the season incident free.
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Avoiding Tobacco Smoke Is a Key Part of Asthma Prevention

AAFA Community Services ·
Tobacco smoke hurts everyone. It can affect you even if you aren’t around someone who is actively smoking. Studies now show that tobacco’s effects reach much farther than its smoke does. Tobacco smoke can do a lot of damage to your health. But did you know it can be even more harmful to those who have asthma, especially sensitive groups like children and older adults? The only way we can decrease asthma rates from tobacco is to reduce exposure to it.
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Major Tobacco Companies Are Finally Telling the Truth About Tobacco

AAFA Community Services ·
More than 10 years ago, U.S. tobacco companies were ordered to run ads about the bad effects of tobacco products. On Nov. 26, 2017, the court-ordered ads began. Tobacco smoke can cause a lot of damage to your health, even if you aren’t the one smoking. In 2006, a court found several major tobacco companies guilty of misleading the public about the dangers of tobacco products. The companies are finally running ads in major newspapers and on TV stations. These ads have to include specific...
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Nonso ·
I wish tobacco can be banned totally. It has caused a whole lot of harm and no good at all.
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Re: Major Tobacco Companies Are Finally Telling the Truth About Tobacco

K8sMom2002 ·
Nonso, I agree ... tobacco has caused a whole lot of harm. And I can't think of a thing good it has done. Is smoke a trigger for your asthma?
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