Huffpost

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

Posted: Updated:

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.

For more information, go to www.AllergyAndAsthmaRelief.org.

Around the Web

Free Asthma Testing and Screening | ACAAI

Asthma Screening – What to Expect | ACAAI

Asthma: Tests and diagnosis - MayoClinic.com

Kids Asthma Screening Quiz - Does your child have symptoms of asthma?

Screening For Asthma - The Early Show - CBS News

Free asthma screenings are scheduled for May