May 05, 2015
If you live in Philadelphia and suffer from asthma, you’re not alone.
Philadelphia has been ranked the third most challenging place in the U.S. to live in with asthma, according to a report the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released Tuesday in observance of World Asthma Day. The report ranked the 100 largest U.S. metro areas.
Several significant factors contributed to
Philadelphia's spot this year, including poor air quality and a high number of emergency room
visits for asthma, the report notes.
To view the full rankings and read the entire report, click here.