Racial gap in children’s asthma linked to social inequality


African-American and poor children in the United States suffer disproportionately from asthma. But according to a new study, racial and socio-economic gaps in the proportion of children in Houston who have asthma may be a result of social inequalities in the neighborhoods where children live.


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