Tiny specks may add up to heaps of trouble

Published: September, 2010

Household dust may contain toxic chemicals and all sorts of allergens. Regular housekeeping is still the best defense.

Anyone who has yearned for a clean house can attest to the seemingly supernatural properties of dust. No sooner have you banished it from the bookshelf than it peeks out from under the bed, shape-shifting from powdery and puffy to sticky and stringy. But the menace of dust can extend beyond the realm of housekeeping and damage health in serious ways.

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