"Stop Stalling on Cures for Asthma, New York Post"""

As asthma is a rising epidemic, with childhood deaths from asthma in the US increasing by 75%, editorial writer Rev. Johnny Ray Youngblood questions whether the government is doing enough to combat this problem. Youngblood argues that by failing to directly address child health issues such as the increasing cases of asthma found in children, schools are contributing to absenteeism, poor school performance, and eventually federal dependence.