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Report finds everyday allergens cause asthma in children

Posted: 10:19 AM, Oct 31, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-31 10:19:37-04

About 10% of American children suffer from Asthma and it's even more common among kids living in poverty.

But reducing the amount of allergens inside the home can help control the disease.

A new report finds many asthmatic children are sensitive to dust mites and mold, which are common in humid environments.

Pests can also trigger asthma symptoms.

About three-quarters of homes have detectable amount of mouse and cockroach allergens and they are even more common in poor, urban areas.