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PHOTOS: Why This Home Is Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 04.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

Here's proof that stress-free "zen" living doesn't always mean minimalism.

Dust Mites in Your Bed? Allergens in Your Home? We Have Solutions!

Hyla Cass, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Hyla Cass, M.D.

My latest concern, likely in response to some incessant commercials on the subject, is the existence of disgusting, invisible dust mites that camp out in our mattresses, living off our skin flakes (yuck!) and generally up to no good.

7 Unusual Ways Your Home Can Make You Happier, Healthier

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We already know that keeping your home clean and organized is good for your health. (Cleaning keeps germs and dust particles at bay, while clutter-con...

New "Ingredient" Label for Buildings Launches at Greenbuild

Andy Mannle | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

Unhealthy homes pose a threat to millions of Americans. These dangers can include chemicals like Bisphenol A, formaldehyde, VOCs and PVC in building products. Ironically, efforts to make homes more efficient have resulted in trapping more of these chemicals inside.

10 Household Hazards That Could Be Making You Sick

Sloan Barnett | Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Sloan Barnett

It turns out that the pollution inside our homes is worse than outside. Your home may smell clean and feel safe when it's actually filled with toxins from cleaners, paint, tap water, furniture and more.

America's Top 10 Best Green-Built Neighborhoods

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Natural Home just published its Top 10 Green-Built Neighborhoods list, applauding forward-thinking, responsible housing developments.