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Richmond Named New “Asthma Capital”

There’s more to asthma than meets the air, and where you live with asthma matters! On May 7th – World Asthma Day – AAFA released the 2013 Asthma Capitals report naming the 100 most challenging places to live in the U.S. with asthma. This year Richmond, VA, came in at number one followed by Chattanooga, TN; Memphis, TN; Philadelphia, PA; and Oklahoma City, OK.This year’s report is made possible by a sponsorship from Boston Scientific Corporation.

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