18 May '11, 3pm

#Asthma disproportionately affects those with lower incomes and minorities. Learn why and more @ #EPA

#Asthma disproportionately affects those with lower incomes and minorities. Learn why and more @ #EPA

Asthma disproportionately affects children, families with lower incomes and minorities. Racial and ethnic disparities in childhood asthma are extensive: African American and Puerto Rican children have high prevalence rates, and African American children have dramatically higher mortality rates. Puerto Ricans have the highest prevalence of asthma attacks. Research by EPA scientists leads to targeted improvements in public health and environmental outcomes.

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/epahome/sciencenb/asthma/PopulationDis...

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epa.gov 13 May '11, 6pm

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globalwarming.org 20 May '11, 4pm

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