Asthma rising in Connecticut

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Asthma rates in the state are rising, and residents of the state’s five largest cities are more likely to hospitalized with the condition than anywhere else in the state. That’s according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health report “The Burden of Asthma in Connecticut — 2012 Surveillance Report,” , released today. The report offers […] [Read More]

A genetic resistance to smoking cessation?

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You’re aware of all the health risks of smoking, as well as the habit’s impact on your wallet, but you just can’t bring yourself to quit. The answer may lie in your genes. New research from the Yale University School of Public Health suggests that individuals’ genetics play an important role in whether they respond […] [Read More]