A recent CDC report gets to the heart of why we should care about asthma.
The federal health agency reported last week that the prevalence of the chronic airway disorder reached an all-time high of 8.4 percent in 2010.
And the children of Georgia have a higher rate of the chronic airway disorder than the national average.
It’s a costly chronic disease that affects 25 million Americans, including 7 million children. That’s one in every 12 Americans.
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Georgia Health News, May 23, 2012