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10 Best Big Cities for People With Asthma

These are the 10 best big cities to live in if you have asthma, as ranked by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Is your city on the list?
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5. Abilene, Texas

 • Population: 534,578
 •2014 rank: 27

Abilene is the only one of the top 10 asthma cities with a low asthma rate (the rest are average).

In 2006, the city adopted a ban on smoking in workplaces and in public places. Despite this, the frontier town only has an average rating for smoke-free laws. Maybe similar legislation in the works to regulate e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine will help.

Next: 4. San Jose, California

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