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Asthma Cases Surge in Imperial County

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Youngsters staying in the Imperial county region experience a high risk of chronic respiratory disease and have a greater chance of being hospitalized.

Imperial County seems to be really bad for children with asthma.
 Asthma Cases Surge in Imperial County
Asthma Cases Surge in Imperial County
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Doctors and public health officials guess that it could be a combination of whipping winds, pesticide-tinged farmland dust and large numbers of low-income families not having health insurance which is causing high rates of asthma hospitalizations and ER visits.

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Imperial County cannot boast of good quality of air due to industrial pollution from mexico, unpaved roads,   and agricultural tilling.



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