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Asthma affects nearly 25 million people in the U.S.

May has been designated Asthma Awareness Month as one important way to help educate the public about this condition that affects millions of people. Asthma has consistently increased over the past decade with more than 4 million additional cases reported. One out of every 10 school aged children is affected 13 million people have reported … Continued

May is Asthma Awareness Month

Approximately 34.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma by a health professional during their lifetime. An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer asthma, with 250,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease. Asthma rates in children under the age of five have increased more than 160 percent from 1980 to 1994. In 2005, nearly 9 … Continued

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