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Black schoolchildren at higher risk for ambulance-treated asthma attacks

March 27, 2017

Black schoolchildren were significantly more likely to require emergency medical crews to treat ‘uncontrolled’ asthma attacks at Houston public schools and at home, compared with white and Hispanic students, according to recent study.

In addition, school zones with the highest rates of ambulance-treated asthma attacks were more likely to have higher percentages of socioeconomically disadvantaged students and were less likely to have a school nurse on staff.

GOP, Trump pull AHCA due to lack of support

March 24, 2017
Reportedly acting on orders from President Donald J. Trump, House Republican leaders today again postponed a vote that would have overhauled the nation’s health…

ACP: Fight to stop AHCA not over

March 24, 2017
With the postponement of the House of Representatives vote on the American Health Care Act, the ACP urged Congress to reject the bill and start over in order to develop…

NJHA, AARP voice concern ahead of House vote on American Health Care Act

March 24, 2017
COLLINGSWOOD, NJ — New Jersey residents and a panel of health care professionals and advocates voiced their concerns about the fate of the Affordable Care Act on…

GOP leaders postpone House vote on AHCA

March 23, 2017
Lacking enough support from within their own party, Republican leaders in the House today postponed an anticipated vote on legislation to overhaul the nation’s…
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