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Allergens Widespread in Largest Study of U.S. Homes

Posted by on November 30th, 2017 Posted in: Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Public Health


News Release from NIH

Allergens are widespread, but highly variable in U.S. homes, according to the nation’s largest indoor allergen study to date. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health report that over 90 percent of homes had three or more detectable allergens, and 73 percent of homes had at least one allergen at elevated levels. Read more about this study.  Learn more about allergens and irritants from the National Institute of Environmental Health  Sciences.

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