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Cincinnati: 10 local schools have 17% of students with asthma

Oct 17, 2017, WCPO Cincinnati: Cincinnati Public Schools partner with doctors to help asthmatic students http://www.wcpo.com/news/our-community/cincinnati-public-schools-partner-with-doctors-to-help-asthmatic-students There are 25 million people like Jaykob in the United States. In Hamilton County, at least 36,000 are children, many of whom find their asthma impeding their access to staple childhood experiences. That's why programs such as nurse practitioner Katherine Harmon's Asthma Champion Project, which coordinates with 10 local public schools where students have high rates of asthma, are so important. "There's a prevalence of 18.6 percent of students at those 10 schools have asthma," Harmon said. "It's a huge problem."