Children, Day Care Centers and Allergens

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Teri16
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   Posted 6/6/2005 11:13 AM (GMT -6)   
The following link is to an article that discusses allergies at children's day care centers.  They've discovered that there is a 'significant source of allergens' found there. 
 
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"According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 63 percent of children under five spend 37 hours per week in child care. Exposure to indoor allergens has been shown in previous studies to increase the likelihood of developing asthma or allergic diseases, especially in vulnerable children."
 
http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/jun2005/niehs-01a.htm
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