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Bed bugs becoming more common in homes this summer, Arkansans say

Bed bugs becoming more common in homes this summer, Arkansans say

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This summer, people have been searching for bed bug bites just as often as they do for tick bites, according to Google Trends. And it’s for a reason, as Arkansans are seeing more problems with the pest. Command Pest Control said they had quadrupled their calls regarding bed bugs compared to last year. The exterminators see many bed bugs along the crevices in the walls or lying low in bed sheets. Bed bugs transfer mainly through travel, and after the pandemic, more people […]

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How to spot asthma symptoms, and triggers in Milwaukee homes

How to spot asthma symptoms, and triggers in Milwaukee homes

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease with a profound, and not fully appreciated, impact. It is particularly perilous to children — and, more specifically, children of color.  Uncontrolled pediatric asthma consistently ranks within the top three causes of emergency department visits in Milwaukee. Asthma control is easier to achieve in affluent communities. However, in low-income areas, where substandard housing and low health literacy are common, poorly controlled asthma regularly leads to missed school and work days, and has the potential to cause permanent lung damage. The Journal Sentinel gathered information from doctors, […]

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