Cockroach exposure is an important contributor to asthma disparities which, despite an overall trend for stabilization in prevalence, continues to rise among the poor.
Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB)
January 17, 2017
For children living in the inner-city, being exposed to cockroaches regularly can trigger their asthma and reduce their quality of life. Completely eliminating cockroaches from a home with traditional, multifaceted pest management is expensive and unattainable for many families. A study in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that just by putting cockroach bait in homes, it reduced the amount of pests significantly and children had almost 50 fewer days with asthma symptoms a…