Author Archives: George Hatcher

Judge approves plan addressing only NYCHA toxic mold

Mayor de Blasio signed with federal prosecutors calling for the imposition of a federal monitor to oversee the NYCHA compliance with health and safety rules. Manhattan Federal Judge William Pauley gave NYCHA and federal prosecutors two weeks to come up … Continue reading

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Fox Chapel Mold

“It is important for you to know that we will not allow our students and staff to come back to school until we are certain that it is completely safe.” Classes again were canceled Monday at Fox Chapel Area’s Kerr … Continue reading

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Mold Indoors

Molds are a problem indoors when mold spores land on a wet or damp spot and begin growing. Molds have the potential to cause health problems. Molds produce allergens, substances that can cause allergic reactions, irritants, and in some cases, … Continue reading

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Independent Mold Inspection

Call (800) 686-1992 ByeBye Mold’s certified mold inspectors will thoroughly check your property to quickly assess the scale of your problem if you reside in or near California. ByeBye Mold services are Fast and Reliable. We believe mold detection should … Continue reading

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A Noxious Substance: Mold

Noxious substance Potentially mold can cause health problems. Many of these health problems are due to the fact that mold can be an allergen as well as a toxin and carcinogen. Allergens are the core of allergic reactions. Toxins are … Continue reading

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Mycotoxicoses

Mycotoxins are toxins produced by mold and fungi. Mycotoxicoses are actual diseases caused by mycotoxins, i.e. secondary metabolites of molds. Hundreds of mycotoxins have been identified, and many are pathogenic. But all illnesses from mold are not related to mold-poisons. … Continue reading

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Introducing Cladosporium

Cladosporium is a genus of mold that rarely produces lethal disease in humans except for causing skin and nail, sinus and lung infections. There are about forty individual species of Cladosporium, most of which are plant pathogens. When Cladosporium species spores are … Continue reading

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Toxic Mold in Seeds Are Possible Carcinogen

Sunflower seeds contain a toxin produced by mold that could increase health risk. Michigan State University researchers found that sunflower seeds, corn, peanuts, pistachios, and almonds contaminated with aflatoxin can contribute to liver cancer. Aflatoxin is considered as a potent … Continue reading

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Nugents Rock Waco with Killer Black Mold Story

Fifteen years ago, Ted Nugent and his wife Shemane moved from Michigan to Waco because their 5000 square foot Michigan home was contaminated with black mold. Shemane was the American Heart Association’s keynote speaker at the Go Red for Women … Continue reading

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Mold Compensation

A woman got $32 million after mold decimated her Texas mansion, but the money won’t begin to fix the mental anguish she suffered. She sued Farmers Insurance Group. Mold can cause headaches, nosebleeds, respiratory issues and other symptoms, especially if … Continue reading

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