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So THAT'S How To Tell If There's Mold In Your Home

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.21.2016 | HuffPost Home

We hate to break it to you, but if you don’t think there’s mold in your home, then you’re probably wrong. Mold is everywhere: It thrives indoors...

7 Signs You Need a Dehumidifier

Janet Miller | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Janet Miller

If you have a home that seems to have a dampness problem, it might be time to look for a dehumidifier. When excess moisture is detected in your home,...

10 Tips to Reduce Summer Allergy Symptoms

Robin Wilson | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Robin Wilson

Hot and humid summer weather can impact allergy symptoms -- and to ensure that your indoor and outdoor activities are not impacted by "wheezing and sneezing" moments. Our tips will allow you to manage, reduce and (perhaps) eliminate allergens in your indoor and outdoor environment.

Catching The Killer In Our Home

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 06.02.2016 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

Looking back now, I should have realized what was happening sooner. I should have saved my family, saved my two beautiful little girls, from it way sooner. But who ever thinks their happy home could be the cause of such pain and suffering?

And Now It's Time To Watch Mold Grow To The 'Game Of Thrones' Theme

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.25.2016 | Weird News

Maybe Tyrion Lannister didn't outright declare, "There's a fungus among us!" when he was on trial for King Joffrey's murder. But that seemed to be his...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

A Brief History of Mold

Jason Earle | Posted 04.13.2016 | Green
Jason Earle

Mold is old. As Mother Nature’s great recycler, mold and fungi are a critical component of our natural environment. Simply said, we need mold to tur...

Stop Squeezeing Your Child Into The Mold

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 04.12.2016 | Parents
Cecilie Aslaksen

Do you feel like you're incapable of parenting your child? At some point or another, every parent becomes doubtful about their parenting.

Ignored Too Long: Kids' Health & The Crumbling Schoolhouse

Claire L. Barnett | Posted 03.02.2016 | Green
Claire L. Barnett

Co-Author Nsedu Obot-Witherspoon, MPH, Executive Director, Children's Environmental Health Network It seems like school children trying to learn in D...

Parents, Beware, Those Sippy Cup Valves Could Be Growing Mold

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.25.2016 | Parents

Who knew sippy cups could be risky? Quebec mom Marie-Pier S. L'Hostie shared a story on her Facebook page earlier this month about a friend whose son...

Make Your Home Healthier in 2016

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

You've heard of New Year's health resolutions, but is your home making you sick? Doing your part to protect your home means reducing the exposure to toxins, pesticides, gases, mites and mold.

Stepping to the Side to Take a Look

Anna Snapp | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts
Anna Snapp

I've been reflecting a lot about my rehearsals for my one woman show lately. I've had two or three since I last blogged, and certain themes have been coming up. One, is waiting.

Here's Why Your Home Has Been Smelling So Musty Lately

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.25.2015 | OWN

Stale, stifled, moldy and damp -- it's definitely not what you want your home to smell like, but sometimes that musty scent can seem too elusive to tr...

How To Keep Berries Fresh For Longer

Food52 | Posted 06.18.2016 | Taste
Food52

Don't let your berries boss you around.

Caveat Emptor: The Home Inspector

Alex Simon | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Alex Simon

You've found your dream home in the perfect neighborhood. The neighbors are friendly, as are their kids and dogs, the schools are nearby and the price is even below what you were expecting.

Your Keurig Machine May Be Covered In Bacteria And Mold

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Your Keurig coffee machine may be a bacteria breeding ground, according to a recent test performed by CBS stations in Pittsburgh, Dallas, and Chicago....

Watch Out For These Allergens This Winter

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Winter means that more people are staying indoors to avoid the cold. What many people may not know is that they can be exposed to indoor allergens that are lurking within their home.

Governor Cuomo Should Veto the Mold Legislation and Start From Square One

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 01.21.2015 | New York
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

Governor Cuomo should veto the legislation. A new mold bill should be written that includes stiff penalties. The bill should also require training of all mold workers, photographic documentation, and third party verification that mold remediation is properly completed.

Interview With Museum of Arts and Design's Artist-In-Residence, Derek Haffar

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

I met Derek Haffar at the Museum of Arts and Design during one of his Artist Studio hours last year. He was working on reconfigured, fragmented or broken castings of people. I walked in and convinced him to mask me.

Buying a House? A Hard Look at Home Inspections

Jason Earle | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jason Earle

You've found the home of your dreams. Your offer has been accepted. Now it's time to hire a home inspector. Where do you find one? Naturally, the firs...

9 Dirty Things In Your Kitchen You Probably Haven't Been Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

(But you probably should.)

PHOTO: Moldy Lemons Allegedly Served Up At Five Guys

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

A photograph of moldy lemons, posted online by a Reddit user claiming to be a Five Guys employee, has prompted more questions than answers. "My man...

Only Transparency and Oversight Can Save NYCHA

Denise M. Miranda | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York
Denise M. Miranda

It is a lack of transparency and oversight that has allowed a culture of neglect to flourish within NYCHA.

PHOTO: Moldy Minute Maid Allegedly Sickens Kids

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.15.2013 | Weird News

Mealbreaker (n.): a nasty, non-edible surprise found in food while it is being eaten; often lawsuit-provoking, sometimes fabricated, always disgusting...

Latino Workers on the Forefront of Sandy Recovery Efforts

Javier Sierra | Posted 02.25.2013 | Green
Javier Sierra

Latino workers' contribution to reconstruction after our national catastrophes is nothing new. But in too many cases, their reward has been exploitation, devastating health problems or both.