Mold myths abound amid murky science

04/27/2004 |

Misinformation on the adverse health symptoms associated with mold exposure is plentiful, in part because the science behind mold's health effects is somewhat unclear. Some fictions can be set straight, however, such as the belief that stachybotrys is the most dangerous of molds, known to cause hemorrhages in the lungs of humans. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has rescinded findings of the linkage, saying the study design was flawed.

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