Health Effects

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Jan 21, 2017
Medline Plus: Mold

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/molds.html

Links from Medline to information on basic overview, diagnosis & symtoms, prevention & screening, research and related issues.

Source: NLM

Oct 01, 2008
Indoor Mold - Better Coordination of Research on Health Effects and More Consistent Guidance Would Improve Federal Efforts

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08980.pdf

This Sept. 2008 report to the Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, US Senate, summarizes the current state of indoor mold, its health threat and the response and needs of federal agencies.

Source: GAO

Jan 01, 2007
Mold Basics for Primary Care Clinicians

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Health/Environmental-and-Occupational-Health-Assessment/Indoor-Environmental-Quality--IEQ#mold

This guidance is designed to help the healthcare provider address patients with illnesses related to mold in the indoor environment by providing background understanding of how mold may be affecting patients.

Source: CT DPT

Dec 01, 2002
Farmer's Lung: Causes and Symptoms of Mold and Dust Induced Respiratory Illness

http://www.nasdonline.org/document/1862/d001796/farmer-039-s-lung-causes-and-symptoms-of.html

Farmer ’s lung is a noninfectious allergic disease that is caused by inhaling mold spores in the dust from moldy hay, straw, or grain.This debilitating disease disrupts the normal function of the lungs, where oxygen enters and carbon dioxide exits the bloodstream

Source: NASD