Indoor Mold May be Making You Sick. Here’s How to Stop It.

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If mold is a problem in your home, clean up the mold and get rid of the excess water or moisture. Fix leaky plumbing or other sources of water. Wash mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely. Absorbent materials (such as ceiling tiles & carpet) that become moldy may have to be replaced. Learn more

Molds can be found almost anywhere; they can grow on virtually any organic substance, as long as moisture and oxygen are present. There are molds that can grow on wood, paper, carpet, foods, and insulation. When excessive moisture accumulates in buildings or on building materials, mold growth will often occur, particularly if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or unaddressed. It is impossible to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment. However, mold growth can be controlled indoors by controlling moisture indoors.
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Use These Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

Tips to avoid heat-related illness
» Drink plenty of fluids before, during and after practice or games.
» Schedule workouts and practices earlier or later in the day, when the temperatures are cooler.
» Start activity slowly and pick up the pace gradually.
» Wear loose, lightweight and light-colored clothing.
» Monitor a teammate’s condition and have someone do the same for you.
» Provide proper rest periods during and between practice sessions.
» Minimize the amount of equipment and clothing worn by players in hot and humid conditions, particularly during the acclimation period.
» Provide shade.
» Have ice baths available.

Signs of heat-related illness
» Muscle cramping.
» Heat rash.
» Heavy sweating.
» Weakness.
» Fast, weak pulse.
» Cold, pale and clammy skin.
» Nausea or vomiting.
» Fainting.
» Hot, red, dry or moist skin.
» High body temperature (above 103 degrees).
» Possible unconsciousness.

Sources: National Athletic Trainers’ Association (www.nata.org),www.cdc.gov

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