Springfield Named #1 Asthma Capital
Springfield tops the list of the most challenging places to live with asthma, according to a report by Asthma and Allergy Foundation. This is in addition to its ranking as 11th worst for Allergy Capitals.
Not surprisingly, air quality is also a concern. In the American Lung Association recently released new State of the Air report. Springfield receives a D for ozone, which as ALA says, is like a sunburn on your lungs. Learn more.