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The introduction of laws banning smoking in public places and workplaces in North America and Europe has been quickly followed by large drops in rates of preterm births and children attending hospital for asthma, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effect of smoke-free legislation on child health.

A recent study reported in the American Journal of Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirms that  children taking vitamin D supplements taken during the winter and early spring had a lower incidence of seasonal flu and asthma attacks.   Motoyami Urashima, of Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, and colleagues to in a double blind study […]