ProJo: What to know about asthma rates in RI and why Providence is an asthma 'hot spot'

What is Rhode Island doing to address high asthma rates?

Jack Perry | The Providence Journal

June 6, 2023

Rhode Islanders with asthma have faced a challenging environment this spring as high pollen counts and smoke from wildfires in Canada can aggravate symptoms.

And Rhode Island has a higher percentage of asthma sufferers than the national average, according to the state Department of Health. Providence, in particular, is an asthma "hot spot" for the state, the department says.

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