Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Neighborhoods can affect the need for urgent asthma care

(American College of Chest Physicians) In a new study presented at CHEST 2017, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York aimed to determine if the associations between combustion-related air pollutant levels and urgent asthma care differed by neighborhood in New York City. The research revealed asthma prevalence and emergency department visits for asthma vary widely among different neighborhoods.