Obesity Contributing Risk Factor For Childhood Asthma In Hispanics

Posted: 2/26/2013

Huffington Post: More than 3 million Hispanics in the United States live with asthma, according to the most recent data from The Office of Minority Health (OMH). Hispanics are also 30 percent more likely to visit the hospital for asthma compared to non-Hispanic whites. Hispanic children are 40 percent more likely to die from asthma compared to non-Hispanic white children. Read more.