4 Your Health: Teens & vaping and treating asthma in children
22
August

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , /


AS EFFECTIVE DURING ASTHMA ATTACKS AS PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT. NEWS 4 TUCSON’S, SEAN MOONEY, HAS THE LATEST FINDINGS. ((SEAN OC)) TREATING ASTHMA IN CHILDREN. A NEW STUDY SUGGESTS INCREASING THE DOSAGE OF INHALED STEROIDS WHEN SYMPTOMS WORSEN… DOES NOT HELP PREVENT ASTHMA ATTACKS. RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN TRACKED 250 CHILDREN WITH MILD TO MODERATE ASTHMA FOR ONE YEAR. KIDS GIVEN A HIGHER DOSE OF STEROIDS AT THE FIRST SIGNS OF COUGHING OR WHEEZING… HAD A SIMILAR NUMBER OF SEVERE FLAREUPS … THAN THOSE WHO CONTINUED TAKING A LOW DOSE. ((SEAN OC)) ALSO…TEENS MAY THINK E CIGARETTES ARE SAFE… BUT A NEW STUDY FINDS VAPERS ARE EXPOSED TO CANCERCAUSING TOXINS. RESEARCHERS ANALYZED THREE GROUPS OF TEENS… E CIGARETTE USERS… SMOKERS… AND NONSMOKERS. ECIGARETTE USERS HAD UP TO TRIPLE THE AMOUNT OF TOXINS IN THEIR URINE… THAN NON SMOKERS. EXPERTS SAY WARNINGS TO TEENS SHOULD INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE POTENTIAL RISKS OF THESE PRODUCTS. ((SEAN OC)) AND A SEPARATE DUKE UNIVERSITY STUDY SUGGESTS FEWER AMERICANS… THINK SMOKING IS BAD FOR YOU. THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO SAID SMOKING A PACK


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