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Teens with Asthma More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes

Adolescents with asthma aged 13-19 years were found twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?

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The test should not be used alone to screen for asthma in asymptomatic young persons outside of the clinic.

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The combination results in worse asthma control and a variety of health and quality of life issues.

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Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.

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Study: Among adolescents age 13-19 years, those with asthma were twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?

Adding oral vitamin D supplements to standard asthma medications can get it done.

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Obstructive sleep apnea, common in patients who have asthma, may contribute to severe exacerbations.

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Antibiotic Rx rates and respiratory tract infections are not affected by probiotic treatment as part of routine winter infection advice.

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