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  • Mold is a nasty culprit: Destroy mold before it destroys you and your abode
    Mold is a nasty culprit: Destroy mold before it destroys you and your abode
    Allergies attack and more often than not one immediately puts the blame on the season. Yes new grass and lovely blooms can cause an allergy attack but nasty mold can make one sick beyond just mere allergies. Mold can also sicken a beautiful home...
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    Surprising Facts about Allergies
    Dr. Susanne Bennett, author of The 7-Day Allergy Makeover, says that approximately 55 percent of Americans suffer from allergies. Most Americans are allergic to something: pollen, dander, dairy products, gluten, and mold are just a few of the most...
  • Hinsdale Middle School
    Hinsdale Middle School closed due to mold
    Hinsdale Middle School is to be closed until Thursday – at least – because tests confirmed mold was growing in the school building, according to a Chicago Tribune report on Monday.UPDATE: WGN-AM radio in Chicago is reporting that the...
  • Mold in Schools
    The Hazards of Mold Found in Schools
    Mold is a type of fungus that grows and thrives on the biodegradation of organic, porous materials. Mold exists everywhere in the environment both indoors and outdoors and, in many cases, is a necessary and vital element to nature. However, when...
  • Mold resulted in the delayed opening of East Hills Middle School and Farmersville Elementary School
    Five thngs you may not know about mold
    In the Bethlehem Area School District of Pennsylvania, the fall 2013 opening of East Hills Middle School was delayed by one day and the opening of Farmersville Elementary School will be delayed by at least three days due to mold contamination of...
  • How Mold Containment Works
    The Value of Spore Containment during Mold Remediation
    Late summer months have proven to be the worst in terms of mold spore counts found in homes and businesses across the northeastern United States. For instance, residents in the state of New Jersey have experienced an even more potent mold spore...
  • My House
    Phoenix homes healther than US average
    Some good news for people who are considering a move to the Phoenix area: our houses are healthier than those in other US cities.Meaning, you are far less likely to encounter mold and mice if you move here.The ever-alert Cronkite News Service...
  • Twinkies
    Twinkies make their return, via the deep freeze
    They’re ba-a-a-ck! Hostess Twinkies, the legendary lunch box filler, is about to hit your grocer’s shelves again, due to public demand. This time, however, the preservative-laced cakes will have an even longer shelf life than before...
  • Inspections uncover problems
    What inspections will buyers schedule when purchasing my home?
    If you want to receive future articles, click on SUBSCRIBE.Buyers can schedule as many inspections as they like within the inspection contingency period. The standard contingency period in California is 17 days although most buyers select 7-10...
  • Infant exposure to mold linked to asthma
    Infant exposure to mold linked with asthma
    Exposure to mold spores during infancy might explain the disproportionately high rate of asthma among children living in low-income housing. Findings from a seven-year research study conducted by the University of Cincinnati shows that there is a...
  • Asthma fears in NYCHA
    Asthma fears in NYCHA
    NYCHA tenants are locked in a desperate battle against asthma in their mold ravaged apartments. Despite urgent pleas from numerous civic groups and threats from the courts, the battle still wages.Infant exposure to mold linked with asthmaFindings...
  • Healthy dorms lead to health students.
    College health concerns: Tips for a mold-free dorm in the Bay Area
    Mold. Some people view it as disgusting, while others are indifferent towards it. Living in dorms around the Bay Area such as San Francisco State University or CSU East Bay, mold can be found on surfaces such as on carpets and clothing, walls and...
  • NYCHA tenants battling toxic mold and asthma
    NYCHA tenants battling toxic mold and asthma
    New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) tenants are fighting an uphill battle against toxic mold and asthma symptoms. Many tenants, according to the news media, report that they have been living with mold for years with little or no assistance...
  • Do you have a germ factory in your kitchen?
    Do you have a germ factory in your kitchen?
    On April 5, NSF International released its 2013 study regarding germs that thrive in United States kitchens. For the study, NSF microbiologists analyzed 14 everyday kitchen items in homes across Ann Arbor, Michigan and found that many kitchen...
  •  Fisher-Price recalls 800,000 baby seats due to mold problem
    Fisher-Price recalls 800,000 baby seats due to mold problem
    Fisher-Price's Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper is being recalled after the company received hundreds of reports of mold growing between the seat cushion and frame of the infant seat, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...