WOSU News Archives For: March 13, 2006

Asthma Group Says Disease Takes Health and Financial Toll

13, 2006

Ohio counts more than 1,000,000 asthma sufferers. Individuals who sometimes gasp for air or reach for an inhaler. In severe episodes, asthma sufferers show up at hospital emergency rooms. Now, the state wants to reduce the burden of asthma on the individual and on the health care system.