Guest Blog: The Dangers Associated with Mold

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At Healthy Air USA we recognize that building a community of health and mold experts is vital to educating the public about the impact that mold can have on your health. We are excited to have Jennifer Moon as a guest author on our blog to discuss some of the dangers associated with mold in…

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​The Difference between Black and Green Mold

Wall with green mold and dirt on the surface

Black and Green Mold: What You Need to Know Mold is a fungus that prefers a humid environment. It is frequently found in kitchens, bathrooms, and areas near water leaks. It is interesting to note that there is a wide variety of these fungi. Cases in point are black and green mold. Continue reading to learn some…

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Types of Mold That Affect Your Health

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Understanding Different Types of Mold Did you know that mold is an umbrella term that refers to a broad range of fungi? Most anyone knows about Stachybotrys, the black mold. It is famous for causing severe allergic reactions. Its black color and growth pattern on cellulose-containing building materials have made it famous. However, other types…

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Digging Into the Cause of Inflammation

In our previous article about inflammation, we discussed at length what inflammation is, how it can present, and the cascade of issues that can arise throughout the body when inflammation is prolonged and is left untreated. Now, let’s look at how we can determine what caused the inflammation and the ways we can detect its origin. With every…

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Ways to Maintain Optimal Air Quality in Your Home this Winter

The winter is a time where we often crank our heat on high, invite guests over, fill our homes with pleasant scents, and maybe even finish that home renovation project we’ve had on the backburner all year. And luckily for us, our homes were designed for this—they were designed to keep us comfortably warm inside…

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Is Air Pollution Effecting Your Health?

Indoor air quality in your home can be a major issue. You can have allergies or just not feel well because of the quality of your air. There are quite a few ways to address this issue, and the first is to have your home inspected for allergens, molds, bacteria, and even low levels of carbon monoxide…

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The Health Impacts of the Air Quality in Your Home

According to the World Health Organization, as many as 4.3 million people a year die from diseases linked to poor indoor air quality caused specifically by the improper use of solid fuels for cooking. That’s quite a big number for only one of the many causes of household air pollution. The American Lung Association has similar findings, citing…

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