Living in a city may not be a key asthma risk: study 

January 20, 2015 6:21 PM

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Living in a city may not be a key asthma risk: study 

Contrary to popular belief, urban environments may not be the root of asthma. The biggest risk factors could actually be being poor, black or Puerto Rican.

The simple fact of growing up in a big city may not be a major factor in whether a child develops asthma, according to a new study that contradicts decades of public health assumptions about the so-called inner city asthma epidemic.

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