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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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Do You Have Mold in Your Apartment?

Mold is a health hazard and living in a mold-infested apartment can cause serious health issues including lung diseases, asthma, and allergies. Therefore, if you think your apartment is prone to mold-infestation, here a few tips that can help you … Continue reading

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Fire Station loses the Mold Lottery

Toxic mold in El Dorado County caused a fire station to close after heavy rains caused mold to grow in the walls. Firefighters smelled the mold after three weeks of heavy rains. Smelling mold is a key indicator that it … Continue reading

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California Board of Equalization Faces $50M Mold Claim

After they spent $28 million just dealing with the mold remediation, The California Board of Equalization (BOE) is facing a new claim filed by their employees, who say that the mold at the BOE headquarters has been causing them respiratory … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Home Mold Free

Mold growth in a home is not only unsightly, but can also trigger many health problems in the residents. While the health implications may vary from person to person, the common problems include wheezing, coughing, nasal and throat infections and … Continue reading

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Mold Task Force Meets in NYC

The New York State Toxic Mold Task Force convened in Manhattan for a daylong meeting on economic and health impacts associated with mold. Concerned about adverse health effects connected to mold, demonstrators gathered outside the meeting, upset that they had … Continue reading

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