Health Tip: What's Polluting My Indoor Air?
(HealthDay News) -- Most people are indoors about 90 percent of
the time, says the womenshealth.gov website, noting the
significance of indoor air pollution.
The site mentions these common sources of bad indoor air:
- Residues from wood, coal, oil or gas burned inside the
- Tobacco smoke.
- Materials used in building a home, including asbestos
insulation and pressed wood.
- Radon gas buildup.
- Pest control products, painting, or cleaning chemicals.
- Nail polish remover, hair spray or other personal care
- Bacteria, pet dander, molds, mildew or other biological
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