Tackling a DIY home improvement project can expose you and your family to substances that harm your lungs and cause other health problems. Here are the most common hazards and safety tips for each.
Being exposed to mold can cause breathing problems, from mild to severe. Get tips for minimizing your risk, from running a dehumidifier to using mold-killing bathroom paints.
Experts and studies contend that air pollution can affect respiratory and cardiovascular health. Find out who benefits most from air purifiers.
You may be surprised to hear that asbestos still lurks in many older homes and offices. Learn more about the risks of asbestos exposure.
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