Up from number nine in 2008, St. Louis has been ranked as the "No. 1 Asthma Capital" due to a number of factors including a higher than average pollen score, continued poor air quality, a lack of "100% smoke-free" laws and others.But breathe easy folks, we now have Bill Hannegan's incredible smoke-eating machines, so the air around here should start clearing any day now. Yeah, riiiiight!
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