ER visits for asthma dropped 38% the year after one of Pittsburgh’s biggest polluters shut down

From the Environmental Health News, May 8, 2018.

There’s some debate over what the findings mean. But one thing is certain—people are breathing easier.
PITTSBURGH—Dawn Winters never had trouble breathing before she moved to Pittsburgh’s Bellevue neighborhood in 2014, but within a year her doctor diagnosed her with asthma and prescribed a daily medication to keep her airways open.

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