Tag: Blood Institute

  • Why is asthma increasing among children?

    Asthma is on the rise, especially among children. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported a prevalence of asthma in children of 3.6% in 1980; by 2003 this had risen to 5.8%, which represents a 60% rise in the number of cases. The numbers are going up in adults, too, but they are most dramatic…