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Homes that heal : and those that don't : how your home may be harming your family's health

Author: Athena Thompson
Publisher: Gabriola, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2004.
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Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time there is consistent news about poor indoor air quality, mold, and how buildings can make people sick. Homes that Heal addresses both of these developments, revealing that our own homes can contribute to many of these health  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thompson, Athena.
Homes that heal.
Gabriola, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2004
(DLC) 2007310222
(OCoLC)56632426
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Athena Thompson
ISBN: 0865715114 9780865715110 9781550923193 1550923196
OCLC Number: 180772709
Notes: "A Mother Earth News Book for Wiser Living"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 307 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Part One: The Building of a House -- The Basics; The Healthy Versus The Unhealthy Home; The Conventionally Built New Home; The Remodelled Older Home; The New Healthy Home. Part Two: How To Live Healthfully Inside Your House -- Environmental Health at Home; Healthy Home Quiz; Bedrooms; Bathrooms; Kitchens; Laundry Rooms; Home Offices; Other Rooms; Garages; Yards, Plants, and Pests; Pets; Cleaning; Home Maintenance; Living Happily Ever After. Index.
Responsibility: Athena Thompson.
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"...a book that is useful not only for homeowners but for renters as well." -- Vancouver Sun, Saturday 4th December 2004.

 
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