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The 15 Worst U.S. Cities for Asthma

By Jeffrey Kopman
Published: October 28, 2013

14. Springfield, Mass.

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Springfield made the biggest jump from 2012 to 2013. The city ranked only 67 in 2012, but clocked in at 14 this year. The metro area ranks worse than average for asthma prevalence, death rate, emergency room visits, utilization of medications and number of specialists.

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