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World Asthma Day: Survey finds 35% kids from Indian metros have poor lung health

May 05, 2015    

In what may come as a shocker for parents, more than one third of school-going kids from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru suffer from terrible lung capacities with children from the national capital topping the charts.According to a recent survey, around 35 percent of school-going children in India suffer from poor lung health. The nationwide survey conducted by the HEAL Foundation as part of its 'Breathe Blue 2015' campaign said that pollution was one of the major factors for poor lung health in Indian children.The survey, based on a preliminary lung health screening test (LHST)...

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