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The Navajo Nation's high rates of asthma and other respiratory illnesses have taken on a new urgency: COVID-19 has hit the community worse than any other tribe in the country.
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On the Yakama Reservation in eastern Washington, one group of students is trying to solve the problem of asthma by attacking its roots.
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Asthma is on the rise across the U.S., and people of color are more likely to have asthma. On Native American reservations, the problem is particularly grave.
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Asthma is on the rise across the United States, and the problem is particularly grave on reservations.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....
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When it comes to public health and environmental justice, we have yet to understand what causes a disproportionate number of asthma diagnoses and severe symptoms among Memphis children.
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Thanks to climate change, the health hazard posed by extreme heat is growing. And practical solutions aren't meeting the challenge so far.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday said he was directing state funds to begin a $15.7 million emergency cleanup at some of Philadelphia’s most rundown schools.
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In East St. Louis, the school district is helping parents get back on their feet.
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Locals are the first to acknowledge that pouring more money into the city isn’t the only answer.

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