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Why a patchy bit of old mold sold for more than $14,000

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Few things have changed the face of medicine more than the discovery and development of penicillin. Few people know the story, which is an interesting one, mostly because it was an accident. Here’s the skinny. Dr. Alexander Fleming, a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist, was toiling away in his laboratory before going on holiday in […]

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The Last Mile in Asthma Treatment

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Today I read this article which was posted on LinkedIn a couple of weeks ago, written by the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She hit the nail on the head. Asthma treatment usually begins and ends in the clinic, or worse, in the emergency room, while it should begin and end in […]

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A Brief History of Mold • The Huffington Post

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

If you have a hard time falling asleep later, check out my most recent Huffington Post piece, A Brief History of Mold. It’s part of the intro for a book that’s in progress, so stay tuned for more exciting content. I’m here purely for your pleasure and entertainment. Well, also to help you in your quest for better […]

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Breaking the mold! • The environmentally inspired art of Stacy Levy

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Enlarged images of common molds ( bread mold and fruit mold) were sandblasted onto glass, Each of the carved out areas in the glass became like tiny petri dishes which were filled with growth medium, and inoculated with mold spores. During the show the mold grew on the glass, creating a double portrait of the […]

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Great Resource • TruthAboutMold.info

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Once in a while I stumble onto a website that is loaded with selectively curated, solid, unbiased information about mold and related matters. It’s extremely rare. For some reason, most of the other sites are like a backed up toilet, overflowing with old, inflammatory, fear-based, garbage, stinking of ulterior motives and ignorance. Not this one. […]

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Watch the full “Moldy” documentary free online now! [7 Days Only]

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

From our friends, Dave Asprey & Bulletproof Coffee: “Toxic mold thrives in an estimated one out of every three households… Enough to sicken 57 million Americans. Yet even many doctors still don’t have the facts about the telltale symptoms of exposure… Or how to reverse the damage and protect your health. So whether or not […]

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100% Guaranteed Mold Prevention!

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

I love it when I see mold remediation firms, and companies that sell the products they use, offering multi-year guarantees or warranties. It helps me to know –  immediately – who I will never refer clients to. See, mold growth can occur within 24-48 hours of a water event, or excessive dampness, according to the […]

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Mold Sickness & Lyme Disease

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

I sat down to write this post today, without knowing that a new Lyme Disease-causing bacteria was recently discovered by Mayo Clinic researchers. It just so happened to show up in my newsfeed as I began writing. Apparently, some of the symptoms are different, but the good news is that the treatment is the same. […]

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SPRING CLEANING: Turning Over a New Leaf

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

  Well, it’s officially that time of year again. Spring has sprung! This is by far my favorite season, for so many reasons. It’s a time of renewal, a time to purge, to shake off the darkness of winter and breathe in the verdant newness of spring. It’s a fresh start yet again. A time […]

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Who doesn’t love that new car smell?

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Who doesn’t love the way a new car smells? It’s thrilling. A confirmation of accomplishment. The new house smell is no different. Whether it’s a freshly completed renovation or the special feeling of being the first owner of a newly built home, we associate powerful, positive, invigorating feelings to those aromas. #winning But should we? […]

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