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Uncontrolled asthma is rampant in central Milwaukee, to devastating effect.
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Place matters when it comes to asthma, but even within the same neighborhoods, kids of color suffer from higher rates.
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Talis Shelbourne reported this project on the intersection of asthma, housing and health systems with the support of a grant from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2022 Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems. ...
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Ma’Siah’s asthma was uncontrolled. And when his mother watched him, her feelings went from joy to helplessness.
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Asthmatic children who lived in neighborhoods with the most housing code violations were nearly twice as likely to return to the emergency department or hospital in 12 or fewer months.
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The Journal Sentinel gathered information from doctors, asthma organizations and housing advocates to create a guide for managing children's asthma.
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Imagine taking your kids on a trolley to visit the neighborhood park. Now, picture an electric transit system that’s fast and cheap and can take you to work right from your doorstep. What if Fresno could do all that, and reduce the local rate of childhood asthma?
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The Navajo Nation's high rates of asthma and other respiratory illnesses have taken on a new urgency: COVID-19 has hit the community worse than any other tribe in the country.
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On the Yakama Reservation in eastern Washington, one group of students is trying to solve the problem of asthma by attacking its roots.
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Asthma is on the rise across the U.S., and people of color are more likely to have asthma. On Native American reservations, the problem is particularly grave.



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