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Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

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Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children, researchers said Friday. 

Bans on smoking in public and the workplace has led to a 10% drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children, researchers say

The evidence, based on the records of more than two million children, comes from 11 published investigations into the impact of local or national smoking bans in the United States, Canada and four European countries.

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