Health Risks Associated with Smoke, Soot, and Mold

Health Risks Associated with Smoke, Soot, and Mold

House fires are terrifying because the flames can cause intense bodily harm that results in serious injury and even death.  Once the fire is put out, many homeowners are relieved in the sense that the threat to their life or health has ended.  However, the flames themselves

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Asbestos exposure at West Los Angeles apartment complex leaves 15 people displaced

WEST LOS ANGELES (KABC) — At least 15 residents in a West Los Angeles apartment complex were forced out of their homes after asbestos exposure. The incident happened around 9:48 p.m. in the 1800 block of Prosser Avenue, when authorities determined that 11 of 12 units in

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National Healthy Schools Day Focuses on Lead in the Indoor Environment

In its 16th year now, National Healthy Schools Day seeks to inform the public of health risks that can affect children in educational and child care settings April 3, 2018, Clearwater FL — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reported that 50% of all schools have problems with indoor

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There’s a Second Flu Wave Coming — and It’s Especially Bad News for Parents with Little Kids!

There's a Second Flu Wave Coming — and It's Especially Bad News for Parents with Little Kids!

Here’s what you need to know: It seems as if this year’s long, widespread flu season should be coming to an end, but parents—especially those with younger children—should stay diligent when it comes to spotting influenza symptoms. There could be a second wave of the flu, according to the

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