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Sick Building Syndrome: Is Your Workplace Healthy?

“Sick Building Syndrome” is a term that has been around for a few decades to explain how and why people are affected by their buildings. As a building biologist, I am frequently assessing the health of buildings (whether they are sick or not) and how they may impact upon the health of the occupants – […]

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Home is the Most Important Place

Home is the most important place. It is our castle.  Home is our safety haven, our sacred space, our island in the midst of the world. For many of us, the world can be a bit full-on. The onslaught of fragrances, noise, wi-fi, people, lights… it can be overwhelming at times. Also, most of these […]

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Diffusers and Mould

Diffusers and Mould Many of the homes I assess have essential oil diffusers. Whilst I love that more people are using essential oils, I have concerns about the essential oil diffusers that harbour mould… and then potentially spread it throughout your home. So, let me share with you ways to avoid mould – and fragrant oils! […]

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Health Practitioner’s Role in Mould and Health

Role of the Health Practitioner in Mould and Health With the growing awareness of the impact that mould has on our health, there is quite a lot of activity in many areas of the community. As someone who works in this field, it is exciting to see the burgeoning interest of the health practitioner (medical through […]

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Asbestos Awareness – It Could Save Lives

Shedding Light on the Dangers of Asbestos During the first week of April, many people across the globe come together to help raise awareness on a mineral that has been scientifically proven to cause cancer and other serious illnesses. Global Asbestos Awareness Week is a time where topics such as prevention, the health risks of […]

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Electric Fields – the Importance of Measuring Them

Electric Fields – VITAL to measure Electric fields are an important part of an EMF audit. In an nutshell, extremely low frequency (ELF) AC electric fields are present where there is any household wiring or any appliances plugged in. They exist where there is a potential. You can read more about the science behind ELF AC electric […]

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Author of all content is Lucinda Curran, unless otherwise indicated.