Obesity May Make Asthma Worse

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene Report, obesity may make asthma worse.

A new study finds obese people who have asthma are nearly 5 times more likely to be hospitalized for the condition compared with non-obese people with asthma.

Researchers hope the study will convince doctors to monitor obese people with asthma more carefully since it's harder to control their condition.

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