AAFA releases list of Asthma Capitals

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has created a new resource, the Allergic Asthma and Asthma Control Scorecard, to encourage better understanding of allergic asthma, emphasize key factors of asthma control and drive patients to act. Patients can log on to www.AsthmaCapitals.com for more information. The U.S. Asthma Capitals list ranks the top 100 metropolitan areas in the United States, based on twelve factors including estimated prevalence, reported prevalence, mortality, pollen levels, air quality, etc. Topping the list this year are Knoxville, TN (#1), Memphis, TN (#2), Louisville, KY (#3), Toledo, OH (#4) and Washington, DC (#5).