Exposure to Extreme Heat and Precipitation Events Associated with Increased Risk of Hospitalization for Asthma in Maryland U.S.A.

The researchers found that extreme heat events in Maryland increased the risk of same-day hospitalization for asthma by 3 %; higher risk was seen for extreme heat events that occur during summer months. They also found that extreme precipitation events increased the risk of summertime hospitalization by 11 % in Maryland.
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