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E-cigarettes raise lung disease risks, but less than smoking: study

Washington, United States | AFP | E-cigarette use significantly increases the risk of developing chronic lung diseases like asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a long term study published Monday that also found vaping was less harmful than smoking. The results of the research, published in the …

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Care takers don’t know how to handle asthma attacks-researcher

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 10% of caretakers of children suffering from asthma can control an attack when it happens, Dr. Rebecca Nantanda, a researcher and pediatrician at Makerere University Lung Institute in Mulago has revealed. Dr. Nantanda says that while piloting a tool dubbed the “Asthma Control Tool” …

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