Heat pumps are becoming a popular and cheaper alternative to the traditional gas-fired units and HVAC systems for the heating and cooling of our properties.
The most common type for residential properties is called an “air source heat pump” which is a device that transfers warm air into its coils during the winter and cool air into your home during the summer to increase your heating and cooling efficiency. (more…)
A new study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) had shown that intestinal fungi (molds) such as a Candida may contribute to the development of alcoholic liver disease (ALD or Alcoholic fatty liver disease, Alcoholic hepatitis). A disease that is the 12th leading cause of death in the U.S. and accounts for approximately half of all liver disease deaths. (more…)
In the West, the art of permanently marking your skin with tattoos is more popular than ever. In a 2015 study, it was estimated that 3 in 10 (or 29%) people in the U.S. have at least one tattoo and the numbers are growing.
A lot of people who get and give tattoos understand the dangers of catching a communicable disease from contaminated tattoo guns, needles, and ink. But not many people are aware that you can also become seriously ill from toxic mold (fungus), bacteria and can even develop a lifelong and often fatal disease like cancer. (more…)
The Honest Company has agreed to voluntarily recall certain lots of baby wipes due to the possible presence of mold. The affected wipes are said to have a spotted discoloration from the mold contamination.
The company was founded by actress Jessica Alba. They claim their mission is to provide safe, non-toxic, eco-friendly, beautiful, convenient, and affordable products. (more…)
This is an interesting report on the health risks of mold, health effects of molds and mycotoxins by the U.S. government agency, the “Consumer Product Safety Commission.” The report is very detailed and goes over the questions of the toxic dangers of household products that are contaminated by mold which is a big issue with people who have become ill from exposure. It was kindly brought to my attention by a fellow moldy in our Facebook group. (more…)
Mold is creepy and will turn up in the scariest of places. It plays toxic tricks on trick or treaters.
In fact, if you are not careful, your children can become very sick on Halloween before they even eat one piece of toxic GMO corn fructose candy.
There is disturbing trend being reported by the media over the last couple years of mold being found by diligent parents in their children’s Halloween costumes and masks. (more…)