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Resolution Tobacco Smoke
Whereas secondhand tobacco smoke is causally associated with an increased risk of lower respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia; 150,000 to 300,000 cases annually in infants ... causally associated with increased prevalence of fluid in the middle ear, symptoms of upper respiratory tract irritation, and a small but significant reduction in lung function in children˛, and ...
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Household Air Pollution
Specifically for children, increased risk of lower respiratory tract infections, such as bronchitis and pneumonia, and ear infections; build-up of fluid in the middle ear; ... and kerosene heaters. Environmental tobacco smoke. Health Effects: Eye, nose, and throat irritation; respiratory infections and bronchitis; lung cancer. (Effects attributable to environmental tobacco smoke are listed ...
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Newborn Guide to Healthy Habits
Know signs of illness: fever (call your Pediatrician right away if your baby has a ... problems with allergies and asthma, have higher rates of SIDS, and more ear and upper respiratory tract infections and it is therefore important to raise your child in a smoke free environment. See ...
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Vitamins and Minerals for Children
Vitamin C to prevent colds and upper respiratory tract infections, there is little research that supports this practice. Too little Vitamin C can lead to ...
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HIA SHS & Children's Health Week
EPA estimates that secondhand smoke is responsible for between 150,000 and 300,000 lower respiratory tract infections in ... Impaired lung function Otitis media (ear infections and hearing problem complications) Increased episodes of asthma Delayed recovery from respiratory illnesses Increased school absences due to ...
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Healthy Indoor Air
EPA estimates that passive smoking is responsible for between 150,000 and 300,000 lower respiratory tract infections in infants and children under 18 months of age annually, resulting in between 7,500 ... to secondhand smoke are also more likely to have reduced lung function and symptoms of respiratory irritation like cough, excess phlegm, and wheeze. Passive smoking can lead to buildup of fluid ...
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EHP: Volume 108, Number 4 April 2000
Health Adolescent Health and the Environment Mari S. Golub p. 355 [html] [pdf] Recurrent Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in Areas With High Nitrate Concentrations in Drinking Water Sunil Kumar Gupta, R.C. Gupta ...
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Haemophilus Infections: Bacterial Infections: Merck Manual Home Edition
Blood Vessel Disorders Hormonal Disorders Immune Disorders Infections Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders Liver and Gallbladder Disorders Lung ... respiratory tract infections, infections of the heart (endocarditis), and brain abscesses (collections of pus). Haemophilus ducreyi causes chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease (see Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD): Chancroid). Haemophilus infections ...
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MedlinePlus: Infections Topics
Tract Infections Q Fever see Bacterial Infections Rabies Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections Ringworm see Tinea Infections Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever see Tick Bites Roseola see Viral Infections Rotavirus Infections RSV Infections see Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections Rubella Rubeola see Measles Salmonella Infections ...
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Pneumococcal Infections: Bacterial Infections: Merck Manual Home Edition
Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus), a gram-positive coccus that usually infects the lungs. Pneumococci commonly inhabit the upper respiratory tract of ... respiratory tract. Pneumococcal Pneumonia Symptoms and Diagnosis Symptoms begin suddenly with sharp chest pains and shaking chills. Sometimes, these symptoms follow the symptoms of a viral upper respiratory tract ...
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