Housing aid tied to fewer asthma emergencies for kids living in poverty

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“Low-income children may have fewer asthma emergencies when their families receive housing subsidies that free up cash for health expenses, a U.S. study suggests.

Among kids who had asthma attacks, those whose families received federal government housing assistance were about 25% to 30% less likely to visit the emergency room than children from households on a waiting list for housing subsidies, researchers found”

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