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St. Louis Named Top Asthma Capital for 2009
Date:1/27/2009

can be kept under control by following an asthma action plan that may include a controller treatment, as prescribed by a physician." (6)

A full report of the rankings, which was sponsored by a grant from AstraZeneca, the makers of SYMBICORT(R) (budesonide/formoterol fumarate dihydrate), is available at www.asthmacapitals.com.

Top 2009 Asthma Capitals

The top 10 Asthma Capitals for 2009, considered to be the most challenging places to live with asthma, are:

1. St. Louis, MO

2. Milwaukee, WI

3. Birmingham, AL

4. Chattanooga, TN

5. Charlotte, NC

6. Memphis, TN

7. Knoxville, TN

8. McAllen, TX

9. Atlanta, GA

10. Little Rock, AR (1)

Find the full rankings and complete data for all 100 cities at www.asthmacapitals.com.

About Asthma

Asthma is a condition characterized by inflammation of airways in the lungs resulting in chronic wheezing, coughing and difficulty breathing (3). Asthma has a significant impact on both individual lives and society, (3) including:

  • More than 4,000 deaths annually (3)
  • More than 500,000 hospitalizations annually (3)
  • 12.8 million missed days of school in 2003, making asthma the leading cause of school absenteeism (3,4)
  • Over 10 million missed days of work for adults each year (3)
  • 1.8 million emergency room visits each year (3)
  • $18 billion in medical expenses and indirect costs each year (4)

About AAFA

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the leading national nonprofit organization fighting asthma and allergic diseases. AAFA pro
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