St. Louis is the Asthma Capital for 2009

First chess, now this. From The Gateway City is the most challenging place to live with asthma in the United States. That’s according to a study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, which ranks St. Louis as the number one asthma capital. This unfavorable ranking is being blamed on the lack of public smoke-free laws, the higher than average pollen counts over the the previous year, and an increase in asthma deaths. [Read More]