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How to spot asthma symptoms, and triggers in Milwaukee homes

How to spot asthma symptoms, and triggers in Milwaukee homes

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease with a profound, and not fully appreciated, impact. It is particularly perilous to children — and, more specifically, children of color.  Uncontrolled pediatric asthma consistently ranks within the top three causes of emergency department visits in Milwaukee. Asthma control is easier to achieve in affluent communities. However, in low-income areas, where substandard housing and low health literacy are common, poorly controlled asthma regularly leads to missed school and work days, and has the potential to cause permanent lung damage. The Journal Sentinel gathered information from doctors, […]

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