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Scientific American reported that “sneezing, watery eyes and runny noses from seasonal allergies are poised to land more people in the emergency room as temperatures rise. In a study published online yesterday in GeoHealth, scientists reported that warmer winters resulting from climate change will lead to more intense pollen from oak trees, spelling more misery for allergy sufferers.” With […]

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Ask an Expert is an occasional feature where we pose a question submitted by a reader to our Healthy Home Director Carl Grimes, HHS, CIEC Reader Question:  How do I rid our home of “new construction” smell? The “new construction smell” you are asking about is the combination of the entire mixture of chemicals “evaporating” […]

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Everyday products such as perfume, skin lotion, hair spray, deodorant, household cleaners and lawn pesticides are a top source of air pollution, as damaging to air quality as the exhaust from cars and trucks, a new study published in the journal Science (2/2018) shows. Consumer products containing compounds refined from petroleum all release small amounts […]

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Some truths and myths about "toxic black mold" We believe the best starting point for a healthy home is knowledge!  And one topic where many people think they know the facts, and most marketing supports their belief, is about mold.  But the reality is that a lot of the "facts" you think you know about […]

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