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Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections

Posted 26 Sep 2017 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 – Organized sports provide a wide range of benefits for children and teens. But there's a risk of infections if certain safety measures aren't followed, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) warns. "Joining an athletic team is a fun, physically challenging and healthy way for kids to practice teamwork and sportsmanship, but they do need to understand ...

Researchers Take Aim at Insecticide-Resistant Bedbugs

Posted 31 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 – There's a potential new weapon in the fight against the scourge of travelers everywhere – bedbugs. Researchers from North Carolina State University and Penn State say they have created a fungal "biopesticide" to battle even the strongest bedbugs. "Bedbugs were all but eradicated from the United States and other industrialized nations after World War II, likely due to ...

Bedbugs Widespread in Low-Income Housing, Study Finds

Posted 5 Apr 2016 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 – Bedbug infestations are common in low-income apartments, and residents are often unaware of the problem, researchers report. In the study of nearly 2,400 individual low-income apartments in New Jersey, more than one in 10 were found to have bedbugs. And buildings with high tenant turnover had more infestations, researchers said. This type of research is vital for ...

Average U.S. Home Harbors About 100 Types of Insects, Other Critters

Posted 19 Jan 2016 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 – Even if you think you live alone, you may not: A new study finds that the average American shares his or her home with over 100 different species of insects and other "arthropods." Arthropods are invertebrates with exoskeletons – segmented bodies and jointed limbs, and include insects, spiders, centipedes and mites. A team led by Matt Bertone, an entomologist at North ...

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