Ironbound Asthma Study
January 18, 2011 1 Comment
By Sara Lee Kessler
Asthma is on the rise among inner-city kids. The rate of asthma in the Ironbound section of Newark, which has a population of roughly 55-thousand, is about one in four. The New Jersey statewide rate is one in twelve. A team of researchers at UMDNJ has won a 1.2 million dollar grant to study asthmatic Ironbound children over the next four years.
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