Farm animals help prevent asthma and allergies in kids, study finds

In the past, we’ve talked about how household pets can lead to healthier babies. But cats and dogs aren’t the only animals linked to better health in youngsters. New evidence from researchers in Switzerland suggests that interaction with farm animals can help prevent asthma and allergies.

“Early childhood contact with animals, and the consumption of […]

Think spring cleaning eliminates household bugs? Think again.

Spring cleaning is on the to-do list for many this time of year, but before you reach for your broom and mop, you may want to be prepared for the creatures you could find in your dustpan — who are also sharing your home.

A recent study published in the journal PeerJ took up the […]