Asthma Control Program getting $500K grant

Close up of a little girl using an inhaler., Photo Credit: Courtesy of Momniscient. Photo courtesy: MGN
Close up of a little girl using an inhaler., Photo Credit: Courtesy of Momniscient. Photo courtesy: MGN

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Asthma Control Program will be receiving $500,000 to support asthma services in the state.

The state has about 130,000 residents with asthma.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says asthma affects over 25 million Americans, with increased occurrence among children, women, minorities, and urban demographics.

New Hampshire Rep. Carol Shea-Porter announced the grant. She’s founder and co-chair of the Congressional Asthma and Allergy Caucus.

 

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