Category Archives: air quality

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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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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Green Winter: Don’t Let Mold Take Over.

Locked up for winter, trapped with the stale recirculating air. Guess what’s living in your winter-sale air? Mold spores, of course.It can be especially bad in a tight new home because all of that stale air has been circulating along … Continue reading

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Susan Somers New House Had Mold

Susan Somers says that mold almost ruined her life. Her new house had toxic mold in the air conditioning and heating ducts, spreading mold spores through the air system, causing Somers and her husband a number of symptoms. Somers wrote … Continue reading

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List of Plaintiffs in Northwood Centre Lawsuit

Victims claim airborne mold and animal feces made them sick, and they are suing Northwood Centre. The number has escalated to more than 86 from 20. Some claim they were unaware they were working in unhealthy conditions. Raw sewage backed … Continue reading

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ByeByeMold Has a New Presence on Facebook and Twitter

Mold has an adverse affect on the very sick, the very old and the very young. That’s why ByebyeMold’s most recent ads on Facebook show an infant in the arms of his concerned father. Every parent is going to be … Continue reading

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Mold: More symptoms than you can shake a stick at

According to one study, many cases of mold-linked illness can’t be explained by allergic reactions. A report by allergists David A. Edmondson, DO, Jordan N. Fink, MD, and colleagues at Medical College of Wisconsin, appeared in the February 2005 issue … Continue reading

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Indoor Air Quality Experts

There is more than one thing involved in air quality. There are plenty of toxins out there. Indoor air quality can be affected by Carbon monoxide, radon, cigarette smoke, whatever toxins are floating around in the smoggy air outside your … Continue reading

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Do you have mold?

You probably have mold if: You spell a moldy odor. You see mold. You have a water leak. You have had more rain that normal. You have had a flood in the past. You have condensation on your windows. You … Continue reading

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Not so hidden mold

Maybe you’ve been the round with your doctors and can’t find the cause. Maybe there are terrible headaches, or nausea, or swollen faces, and you can’t figure out what it is. Maybe it is mold in your home. Tightly sealed … Continue reading

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