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Connecticut Looks At Tackling Housing Issues To Treat Asthma

Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hartenstein
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State data shows that asthma affects about 12 percent of children and 10 percent of adults in Connecticut — rates are higher in urban areas. 

Experts at a recent Connecticut Hospital Association conference said prescribing treatment for the symptoms of asthma is no longer enough — health workers need to help families address the underlying issues that cause or exacerbate the condition. 

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