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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Toxic Mold: Menace or Myth?

Toxic Mold: Menace or Myth?

Full Citation: George, Stephen C. April 2003. Toxic Mold: Menace or Myth. Better Homes & Gardens 81(4): 138, 140, 142, 144-5.

Author: Stephen C. George

Summary: This article addresses recent media coverage of risks associated with exposure to Stachybotrys, otherwise known as “toxic mold” and discusses need for education about all types of mold. Symptoms of exposure to more common forms of mold, tips for controlling all types of mold growth in your home, a case study of one family’s experience with Stachybotrys, and resources for more information are included.

Publisher: Meredith Corporation

Price/Ordering Information: Check your local library or bookstore for availability. For subscription information, see the Better Homes & Garden website at According to this page, subscriptions are available for 2 years for $24 (U.S., as of 5/28/03). This site also provides information on Canadian pricing.

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Better Homes & Gardens Magazine

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April 2003

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GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


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