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Is it Pollen? or do I have a cold?

Is it Pollen or do I have a cold? When I was young, perhaps 7 or 8, I developed what we thought was a nasty summer cold.  My mother took me to the family doctor to get it checked out because it wasn’t following the usual pattern. The doctor conducted a brief exam and told …

Safe Air for Police Departments.

Dangers from Criminal Evidence Nearly every police department has an evidence room. Some have an evidence locker or even a large evidence storage facility. Dangerous items like narcotics are stored in these rooms.  There are many studies about the dangers of third hand exposure to drugs like meth amphetamines. These studies show that 2nd and third …

Veterans, Highway Patrol and Clean Air

Partnering for Clean Air LakeAir is an air purifier brand manufactured by RK Ventures Inc. in Racine WI.  They were recently contacted by Anchor Supply Inc to help fulfill a need presented to them by the California Highway Patrol. Lieutenant Antonio Dominguez contacted Rick Kilton Sales manager of Anchor Supply with a  request for an …

HEALTHY HOMES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN TESTING INDOOR AIR QUALITY

TESTING FOR VOCs … Despite your efforts to keep and maintain your home clean, you may still become ill due to indoor pollutants. Testing for VOCs in indoor air for the presence of contaminants and toxins is a measure to improve its quality and avoid health hazards. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average …