Back-to-school may bring your child more than new teachers and books. Researchers have noted that there is a sharp spike in asthma symptoms among children during the fall. School classrooms and corridors often harbor mold and dust mites, as do ventilation systems.
The symptoms of mold exposure are similar to those of asthma, so it should come as no surprise that there’s a connection. But considering how much more likely it is that children who are exposed to mold will develop asthma, this blog is a must-read for any concerned parents.
Summer is in full swing – and so are our flourishing gardens. But where you planted your herbs and vegetables can make all the difference between a healthy harvest and a moldy mess.