Number of St. Louis cases of asthma twice the national rate

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 11:30 AM

(KMOV.com) – The St. Louis Health Department says that education is the key to keeping asthma under control. To learn more about the chronic lung condition, the Better Family Life Center is running a program called “Asthma Ready St. Louis Surge.”

Asthma is a chronic lung condition that can kill. The disease causes millions of American adults and children to suffer. The St. Louis Health Department says that people in St. Louis suffer from asthma at twice the national rate.

“Asthma Ready St. Louis Surge” takes place Saturday, October 26 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Better Family Life Center, located at 5415 Page Avenue.

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