Indoor Air Quality a Larger Problem than Most People Realize

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: Indoor Air Quality|Tags: , , , , , |

Even in Portland, Oregon indoor air quality is causing health issues. The EPA ranks indoor air pollution among the top 5 environmental risks to public health – and most people have no idea. Most people are aware that outdoor air pollution can damage their health but may not know that indoor air pollution can also have significant harmful effects.  Yet indoor air pollution is on the rise, both nationally and here in Portland, Oregon.  In fact, a study of the number of patients discharged with asthma from Kaiser Permanente in Portland, Oregon and Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, reveal a dramatic increase over a 20-year time frame. […]