Allergies, rashes and sinus headaches: U-Md. professors have been dealing with mold for years

Thurka Sangaramoorthy, a medical anthropologist and associate professor at the University of Maryland’s flagship campus, had to throw away her furniture, her collection of about 1,000 books, invaluable documents and personal mementos collected since she started teaching at the school in 2012.The reason? A combination of mold,Read more

Hospital Duct Cleaning Requires Extra Care

It doesn’t take a doctor to tell you that Indoor Air Quality is important in a hospital.  Mold spores along with bacteria and other contaminants can contribute to deadly hospital acquired infections (HAI), also referred to as nosocomial infections.  Sadly, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 1.7 million nosocomial

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