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Summer's Biggest Insect Health Risks

Bees, mosquitoes and ticks pose serious health risks. Learn tips for mosquito management, tick control and how to avoid stinging insects.

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Wildlife Poses a Growing Pest Control Problem for Homeowners

Follow these steps to prevent birds, bats, squirrels and skunks from accessing the home during the colder months.

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The House Fly - More Than Just a Household Annoyance

Although house flies are a familiar disturbance, they are also a major carrier of communicable diseases. Learn how to prevent them from entering the home.

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Humans and Pets Alike are at Risk for Lyme Disease

Tick season is underway! Learn how to avoid contact with ticks when spending time outdoors and prevent Lyme disease.

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Three Hidden Health Dangers in the Home

Rodents, cockroaches and stinging insects pose serious, but often hidden, health risks when they infest a home. Find out how to keep these pests from becoming a hidden danger.

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Cockroach Allergens Continue To Be a Major Trigger of Asthma

Not only do cockroaches can spread nearly 33 different kinds of bacteria, but they are also known to trigger asthma and allergies. Learn how to protect the family.

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What You Need to Know About Sinister Summer Stingers

Stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. Discover how to protect your health and property from these summer stingers.

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Well Look What The Dog Brought In - Infestations, Itching, And Disease

Although animals tend to view pests as merely annoyances, they can pose substantial health risks to both the pets and their owners. Learn how to protect your dog or cat from pest pests like ticks and fleas.

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NPMA Supports EPA Recommendations on Rodenticide

EPA limitations on certain direct-to-consumer rodenticide sales and requirement of tamper-resistant bait stations are backed by NPMA. Learn more.

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World Asthma Day Raises Awareness Of Pest-Related Health Issue

The presence of pests, notably cockroaches and rodents, is a leading trigger, especially in children. Learn about how NPMA is taking part in World Asthma Day.