Asthma

2015 Asthma Capitals
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) publishes this annual report ranking the 100 largest U.S. metro areas by how challenging they are to live in with asthma. AAFA uses 13 factors to rank the cities, including prevalence factors, risk factors, and medical factors. [url; AAFA]

CDC’s National Asthma Control Program
Since 1999, the National Asthma Control Program (NACP) has funded state asthma control programs to improve surveillance, implement interventions, build coalitions, analyze data, and increase awareness. The NACP website includes information on the funded programs and research on the national cost of asthma and the success of the program. [url; CDC]

The NACP provides success stories for all funded states through 2014. The success story for each state includes asthma prevalence data and information about prevention efforts. [url; CDC]

Environmental Health Legislation Database
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) tracks environmental health legislation, sorting the introduced, adopted, and enacted bills by state, year, and topic. This resource is essential for anyone looking to identify state-level environmental health policy. [url; NCSL]