Reducing Multiple Indoor Triggers
US Environmental Protection Agency
Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers. 1999. Short brochure identifies key actions.
In HTML format: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/asthma.html
In PDF format http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/graphics/asthma.trifold.pdf.
Mantegna su hogar libre de los factores que pueden provocar el asma. 1999.
En PDF: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/graphics/asthma.trifold.spanish.pdf
Public service announcement and materials directed at helping parents of children with asthma reduce triggers in the home. At http://www.noattacks.org/
National Safety Council
Environmental Health Center. Succinct guide to Controlling Asthma Triggers.
Mold and Dampness
Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Environmental Health. Fact Sheet: Environment and Mold - types of mold, where it is found, how to reduce it. http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/asthma/factsheets/molds/molds.htm
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Suggestions to reduce production of mold in households. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/prevent/mold.html
California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch
Mold in My Home: What Can I Do? 1998. Detailed recommendations and references for combating mold in homes that have been damaged by water. http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/ps/deodc/ehib/EHIB2/topics/Moldhome%20Eng.html
Resource page on mold http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/ps/deodc/ehib/ehib2/topics/mold.html
US Environmental Protection Agency
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings. 2001. Detailed guidance for building managers and custodians.
In HTML format: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/index.html.
In PDF format (4.8 MB) http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/graphics/moldremediation.pdf
Washington State Department of Health. Got Mold? Frequently Asked Questions. Detailed advice for people with concerns about mold in their homes. http://www.doh.wa.gov/ehp/ts/Got_Mold.html
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (Second-hand smoke)
US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Indoor Air
Children and Second-hand Smoke -- brochure for parents. 1999. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/etschild.html [cached copy (PDF)]
Second-Hand Smoke - health risks and what you can do. Information for individuals. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asthma/triggers/shs.html
What you can do about second-hand smoke as parents, decision-makers or building occupants. 1993. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/etsbro.html
Qué puede hacer usted sobre el humo de segunda mano como padre,
personal directivo y ocupante de un edificio? 1995. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/humo.html
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Asthma and Allergen Prevention. Brief suggestions to avoid cigarette smoking, including resources to help individuals stop smoking. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/prevent/smoke.html
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Tobacco Smoke's Impact on Asthma and Allergies. Suggestions geared at parents for avoiding environmental tobacco smoke. http://www.aafa.org/asthmaandallergyinformation/aboutasthmaandallergies/asthmaandallergyanswers/Tobacco_Smoke.cfm
American Lung Assocation smoking cessation www.lungusa.org/tobacco
American Cancer Society
Tobacco and Cancer page. With links to smoking cessation programs http://www.cancer.org/tobacco/
Public Policy and Tobacco page. Summarizes ways to reduce smoking in public places and through public policy. http://www.cancer.org/tobacco/legislation.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tobacco Information and Prevention. Extensive resources on smoking including educational materials, surgeons general reports, statistics, and county-level reports. http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/
Surgeon General's Report -- Reducing Tobacco Use. 2000.
Executive summary in PDF format at http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/sgr/sgr_2000/execsumm.pdf
Four page summaryin PDF format at http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/sgr/sgr_2000/aag2cpy.pdf
Americans for Nonsmokers Rights. Advoacy group that promotes an anti-smoking agenda. http://www.no-smoke.org/advo.html
Animal danders and pets
US Environmental Protection Agency. Controlling asthma triggers: pets. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asthma/triggers/pets.html
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Asthma and allergen prevention. Brief suggestions to reduce allergies associated with pets. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/prevent/pets.html
US Environmental Protection Agency. Controlling asthma triggers: Dust Mites. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asthma/triggers/mites.html
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Asthma and allergen prevention - brief suggestions to reduce dust mites in the home. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/prevent/mites.html
US Environmental Protection Agency. Controlling asthma triggers: cockroaches. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asthma/triggers/pests.html
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Asthma and allergen prevention - suggestions to reduce cockroaches in households. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/prevent/roach.html
The "Dirty Dozen" from Delaware -- Dirty Dozen sources of indoor air quality problems from Delaware Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Services. Brief explanation of problems and solutions for people to use in their homes. Includes excess water, environmental tobacco smoke, pests, and things that come from outside. http://www.state.de.us/dhss/dph/btd/dozen.htm
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