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Sunshine Helps Kill Germs Indoors

A new study from the University of Oregon suggests rooms exposed to sunlight contain less viable bacteria than those maintained in the dark. While more research is needed to fully understand how ultraviolet (UV) light changes household dust, I’ll take this opportunity to expose some of the toxins found in it.  Chemicals from flame retardants, household cleaners and personal care products accumulate in household dust and can potentially affect your well-being. Aside from implementing clean-air strategies in your home, another step you can take to avoid indoor dust and better your health is to spend more time outdoors.  Read more...

 

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