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Tennessee Department of Health says managing exposure to Asthma “Triggers” can prevent or reduce Attacks

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Asthma:  if you don’t have it, you probably know someone who does. In Tennessee, approximately six percent of adults and nine percent of children have asthma. The chronic disease that narrows and inflames airways of the lungs can quickly cause breathing to become difficult.

While many people find relief with small inhaler devices, the Tennessee Department of Health recommends increased awareness about “triggers” to reduce onset of attacks. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fisher-Price Recalls to Inspect Rock ‘N Play Infant Sleepers Due to Risk of Exposure to Mold

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

Consumers should immediately inspect this product and stop using it if mold is found.

Units currently in retail stores are not included in this recall to inspect.

Fisher-Price Rock 'N Play Infant Sleeper

Fisher-Price Rock ‘N Play Infant Sleeper

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Mizuno USA Inc. Recalls Baseball and Softball Gloves Due to Presence of Mold

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Mizuno USA Inc. Recalls Baseball and Softball Gloves

Mizuno USA Inc. Recalls Baseball and Softball Gloves

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Tips on cleaning up mold in flooded buildings

 

Removal of mold reduces health risks and property damage

The flood waters in Tennessee are receding, but another problem may be rising. After natural disasters such as floods and tornadoes, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings.

In just 24-48 hours of water exposure, surfaces and materials can become contaminated with mold. Saturated walls, soggy furniture and soppy carpet are the perfect environment for the development of mold and mildew, which can lead to health hazards. «Read the rest of this article»

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