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Home Environment & Asthma

Online training for home environmental triggers of asthma New! Online training for home environmental triggers of asthma available at www.retahome.org

 


Reducing Environmental Triggers of Asthma
Reducing Environmental Triggers of Asthma (RETA) was a MDH Asthma Program project that addressed environmental factors in the homes of
children with asthma using inexpensive, uncomplicated interventions.


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Environmental Protection Agency Asthma Triggers Environmental Protection Agency
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has several publications on the common environmental triggers of asthma found in homes. http://www.epa.gov/asthma/triggers.html


EPA Asthma Publications

Mold is a common environmental trigger for asthma. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a free Mold Web Course that features information on mold prevention and remediation. The course is based on the EPA voluntary guidance document Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings and includes an "Image Library" of mold and moisture photos that may be used for presentations and educational purposes. The target audience is environmental and public health professionals, but anyone can learn from the course.

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