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Indoor Air Quality

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  • The air inside our homes is always safe.
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  • Indoor air pollution may be more hazardous to your health than outdoor air pollution.
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  • You can't see, smell, or taste many indoor air pollutants.
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  • Indoor air pollutants can make you sick right away, or not for weeks, months, or years.
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  • Lead hurts young children and pregnant women more than other people.
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  • Pets are a source of pollution (for example, dander).
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  • You can't do anything to prevent indoor air quality problems.
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  • Indoor air pollutants can be either natural or artificial.
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  • Spending more time outdoors will always relieve the symptoms of an indoor air quality problem.
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  • It is very easy to tell if someone is sick because of bad indoor air.
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  • People spend as much as 90 percent of their time indoors.
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  • Radon smells like rotten eggs.
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  • All indoor air pollutants are artificial.
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  • Carbon monoxide comes from burning fuels.
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  • Formaldehyde is a gas that can come from building materials and furnishings.
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  • Opening a window will always solve an indoor air pollution problem.
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  • Secondhand cigarette smoke can cause cancer.
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  • Pesticides only hurt the pests they were designed to kill.
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  • Carbon monoxide comes from electricity.
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  • Smoking is only dangerous to the person who is smoking.
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  • Radon can cause lung cancer.
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  • Most conventional houses should be tested for radon.
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  • Health problems caused by indoor air pollution are always felt right away.
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  • Radon is found in household cleaners.
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  • Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that causes serious health problems.
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