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New App offers tips for making homes healthier and safer

Baltimore Sun

The free mobile app, developed for the Baltimore-based Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, walks users through a brief quiz to identify health threats such as chipping lead paint, mold, pests or carbon monoxide Read more in the Baltimore Sun

Maryland to require lead tests for all children at age 1 and age 2

Baltimore Sun

The Hogan administration plans to require that all Maryland 1- and 2-year-olds be tested for lead poisoning, declaring the new rule is needed because thousands of youngsters are still at risk for health problems Read more in the Baltimore Sun

This Rocker Has A Heavy Metal Warning For Fellow Parents

Huffington Post

When Jon Fishman's family moved into their 200-year-old Maine farmhouse years ago, they didn't think to be concerned about lead paint hazards That all changed this February, a few minutes after a pediatrician pricked their toddler son's toe The rapid blood test revealed the presence of lead Read...

The Micro Movement – Filling Big Shoes

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

To test our thinking, we entered into a pilot with two home-focused occupations in different industry sectors - home energy performance and health We sat with the Building Performance Institute (BPI) and the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative to pinpoint the intersection of the home performance...
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