Is Race A Bigger Contributor To Asthma Than Habitat?

January 20, 2015 7:16 PM

10 0

For a long time, health officials thought the city, alone, caused more child asthma cases, but a new study indicates that race may be a bigger contributor.

“Our results highlight the changing face of pediatric asthma and suggest that living in an urban area is, by itself, not a risk factor for asthma,” comments lead investigator Dr. Corrine Keet. The pediatric allergy and asthma specialist continues, “Instead, we see that poverty and being African Amer...

Read more

To category page

Loading...