Health

What is a Healthy Home?

A healthy home meets “Seven Principles”, according to the National Center for Healthy Housing: Keep It Dry – Homes with moisture and leaks can become moldy, attract unwanted pests, affect respiratory health, degrade lead-based paint and weaken structures Keep It Clean – Common contaminants in house dust include lead-based paint dust, pesticide residue, chemicals like flame retardants, dust mites and …


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Making a Healthier Home- Being Aware of Toxins

Making a Healthier Home – Cast Toxins From Your Living Space BY: Vicki Contie, Alan Defibaugh (illustrations), Tianna Hicklin, Anita Ramanathan, and Bonnie Tabasko. NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison (details below). Take a look around your home…. Do you know what’s in your household goods and products? Some chemicals can harm your health if too much gets into your body. Becoming …