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Cockroaches in School = More Allergens

Did you know cockroaches raise the allergen load in the air? This isn’t good for air quality, but it’s especially problematic for children with asthma. As the nation’s youth heads back to school this month and next, it’s important that administrators, teachers and parents are aware of the reasons why proper integrated pest management (IPM) … Continued

May is Asthma Awareness Month

Approximately 34.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma by a health professional during their lifetime. An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer asthma, with 250,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease. Asthma rates in children under the age of five have increased more than 160 percent from 1980 to 1994. In 2005, nearly 9 … Continued

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