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City Living Doesn’t Cause Asthma, JHU Docs Say



For years, people have been talking about how living in the city makes people more likely to develop asthma. The idea makes sense: Kids growing up in urban areas are probably more likely to be exposed to pollutants, indoor cigarette smoke, and other asthma triggers. But when a group of researchers at Johns Hopkins decided to explore that claim, they ended up finding something very different from what they expected to.