Asthma Rates Rising: Find A Free Screening Near You (MAP)

05/13/2011 04:46 pm ET | Updated Jul 13, 2011

Asthma rates are on the rise, with 24.6 million now suffering from the condition, according to a CDC report. That's a 12 percent jump in the last decade.

Asthma specialists across the country are rallying to help, by offering free asthma screenings around the country. The screenings consist of a simple breathing test and a discussion of the results with an allergist. The annual effort is lead by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) each May as part of National Asthma Awareness Month.

Wondering if you or someone you know might have asthma? Check the map below to see if there's an upcoming screening near you.

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