Is Aspergillus Deadly?  Atlanta, GA – With a wide range of serious health implications Aspergillus is a widely recognized type of fungi. Reactions include allergic reactions and fungal infection. Symptoms can be severe and misdiagnosed as lung cancer or tuberculosis in some occurrences of Aspergillus. A report published in the Aspergillus Website Newsletter – September […]

26 Sep 2018

Washington, DC — National Radon Action Month: Exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium in soil and water. Radon is a form of ionizing radiation and a proven carcinogen. Cancer is scary and is often […]

By Dr. Rajiv Sahay, CIAQP, FIAS, Director of Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and the health of the indoor environment has been a rising concern in recent years from the health, hygiene, and productivity viewpoints. Individuals are exposed to a number of allergens or contaminants on a continuous basis. These contaminates/allergens can cause […]

Tampa, FL—Each Year the first Tuesday of May is dedicated as “World Asthma Day” to create awareness of the causes, symptoms and treatments for asthma. Asthma is one common respiratory disorder often characterized by difficulty in breathing, chest congestion, wheezing and coughing. Asthmatics, who suffer from this ailment, are diagnosed with narrow airways and inflamed lungs. The symptoms […]

16 May 2017

New EDLab Client Web Portal Offers Convenient Way to View Environmental Test Results Clearwater, FL — If you are an EDLAb client your life just got easier. If you are not, you need to be one.  EDLab at Pure Air Control Services, Inc., a leading provider of environmental testing services, has created a centralized, digital platform […]

Tampa, FL —  Pollen grains trigger allergenic reactions in tens of millions of people worldwide annually. Common symptoms of these allergies include, but are not limited to, asthma, rhinitis, hay fever, watery eyes, runny nose, sore throat, coughing, increased mucous, headaches, etc. Inhalation and contact are the most frequent means of exposure. Nose, nasal passage, mouth, […]

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by Halosil International The proliferation of new whole room disinfection technologies has provided infection control professionals many options for protecting their patients and staff. Hospitals that proactively adopt these solutions are set apart for their commitment to defeating HAIs.However, while selecting the right whole room disinfection system for the job is […]

Dr. Rajiv R. Sahay, CIAQP, FIAS, EDLab Lab Director Radon at-a-glance It is a radioactive gas and can have a big impact on indoor air quality. It is a colorless, toxic gas that can be condensed to a transparent liquid and to an opaque, glowing solid. Radiation from natural radionuclides in rocks and soil; radioactive substances in […]

Baltimore, MD — The 2017 NFMT Conference to be held in Baltimore, MD on March 7 – 9, 2017 agenda is second to none. With over 125 sessions during the three (3) day conference you will learn something new and come away inspired. Whether you have been in the industry for 20+ years or you are just […]

Dr. Rajiv R Sahay, CIAQP, FIAS, Laboratory Director Washington, DC — Formaldehyde is a colorless gas, flammable and highly reactive at room temperature. Review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Draft IRIS Assessment of Formaldehyde (2011) advises that formaldehyde is a common environmental chemical that is found in ambient and indoor air. It states in the review that indoor air […]