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Alabama Home*A*Syst: Asthma: Controlling Environmental Triggers in the Home
Laura Booth
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Pages / Length: 24
Publication Date: 09/10/2004

Why be concerned? The air we breathe is very important to our health, and it can be especially important for people with asthma and allergies. We need to make sure that the air inside our homes is healthy to breathe because poor air quality and other pollutants in the home can cause asthma and allergy symptoms to be worse. Did you know that the average person spends almost all (90 percent) of their time indoors? And did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that indoor air may be even more polluted than outdoor air?