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How to Limit EMF Exposure

Magnetic fields from appliances drop off dramatically in strength with increased distance from the source. Distance is your friend here and creating more space between yourself and the item emitting the EMF is by far the usually the easiest thing to do

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What have the studies of cancer in people living near power lines (EMF) found?

EFFECTS OF 60-Hz EMFs REPORTED IN SOME LABORATORY STUDIES  Changes in functions of cells and tissues  Decrease in the hormone melatonin  Alterations of immune system  Accelerated tumor growth  Changes in biorhythms 

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Testing for VOC

The common time to test for VOCs is following a renovation project because the VOCs found in many building materials, furnishings, paints, and varnishes can result in higher levels of these chemicals. While some VOCs do have a clearly identifiable odor

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Molds and lung problems

[caption id="attachment_865" align="alignnone" width="279"] mold in a crawl space[/caption] In people who have chronic lung problems and compromised immune systems, exposure to Aspergillus mold can cause the infection, aspergillosis. Symptoms includ

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Are Dark Colored Molds Really More Dangerous?

[caption id="attachment_791" align="alignnone" width="320"] Columbus Ohio mold inspection mold testing[/caption] There is a significant amount of misinformation surrounding "black mold". This misinformation contributes to the ease in which immoral c

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Myths Regarding Radon Gas and Testing

Radon gas is naturally occurring, it is odorless and colorless. It is also known to cause lung cancer by the EPA. Because of this inability to see it with a naked eye there are still some people who do not believe that it exists. There is plenty of sci

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