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Kansas, Former Student Settle Lawsuit over Mold in Dorm

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The University of Kansas is paying a former student-athlete $40,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming she became ill because of mold in the vents of her dormitory room. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the university denies the claims but agreed to pay Laine Evans $20,000 and her attorneys $20,000 to settle the lawsuit. […]

Aurora Apartment Complex Residents Say Maintenance is Painting Over Mold

By Alex Rose, Fox News Denver AURORA, Colo. — Several residents of an Aurora apartment complex say maintenance is hiding unsafe living conditions instead of fixing them. Tiesha Davis and Tiana Sinnett say maintenance is literally painting over the mold they have complained about at The Courtyards at Buckley. “Instead of them treating it, they […]

Protesters Say Inmates’ Conditions are ‘Deteriorating’ at DeKalb County Jail Due to Mold

Written By: Nicole Carr , Matt Johnson for WSBTV2 DEKALB COUNTY, GA – Protesters held their second night of demonstrations Thursday after things turned violent outside the DeKalb County Jail the day before. It started as a social media campaign, with inmates communicating through family members, catching the public’s attention. Initially, much of the campaign […]

Pender County Health Department Investigating Maple Hill Mold Issues

Written by Mark Darrough, Pender County — A county health crew will go to Maple Hill in coming weeks to determine the severity of mold in various homes where residents have reported respiratory problems. In response to recent concerns of mold-related health issues in Maple Hill, a small rural community near the county’s northeast […]

Colorado Springs Mom Says Toxic Mold at Children’s Former School Made Them Sick

By Colleen Sikora for KRDO News COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A local parent says toxic mold at her children’s former school made them sick and has medical testing to back it up. The school also has testing to prove otherwise, but she believes it isn’t enough. Emily Wilson is a proud mom of three little […]

Bayer Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Damages in 3rd Roundup Cancer Trial. Is Bankruptcy On the Horizon?

Written By: Sayer Ji, Founder of h4>Is Bankruptcy On the Horizon? Today a jury in Oakland, California awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who charged that Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer. How will Bayer continue to sustain such punishment without filing bankruptcy? According to a report on, […]

Renter’s Protections Signed Into Georgia Law

A new Georgia law protects renters from being evicted for complaining about problems like mold, rats and bugs. Gov. Brian Kemp signed the measure, House Bill 346, into law Wednesday. Supporters say it empowers renters to remain in their homes and punishes landlords who don’t fix housing problems. Under the new law, landlords who wrongfully […]

Allergy Season: How Weather Impacts Your Symptoms

By: Jeremy LaGoo As many Alaskans rejoice with the return of leafy vegetation, others are sniffling and sneezing as allergy season begins. Kicking off in spring, tree pollen fills the air shortly after leaves return. A little later, grass, mold and weeds attack allergy sufferers, but the difference in timing means different impacts from different […]

Hidden Danger: How unseen hurricane damage could be lurking in your home

RALEIGH (WTVD) — Hidden mold and water damage that could cost you thousands to repair may be hiding inside your home. Besides costly repairs to your home, the mold could also be a health hazard. If your home suffered any damage during Hurricane Florence or Michael, this could impact you. Since the hurricanes, Jay Papp […]

Candida Auris in the News

How to Confront a “Super Fungus” In An Increasingly Pathogen-Friendly World; reprinted by permission from Part One From time to time, I try to use this blog as an opportunity to introduce and discuss the latest news topics concerning mold/fungus and human health that come onto the scene and temporarily dominate mainstream media platforms. […]

Worried About Mold in Your Workplace?

Are you worried your workplace might have mold? You’re not alone. “Concern about indoor exposure to mold has increased along with public awareness that exposure to mold can cause a variety of health effects and symptoms, including allergic reactions,” OSHA states. Mold Facts For mold to grow indoors, it needs moisture or water, oxygen, and […]

Art Inspired by Slime Mold-Like Robots

Sometimes individuals transform when they work together. One example is single-celled slime mold, which takes on entirely new behaviors as a collective. Another example is a scientist and an artist collaborating on a museum event, combining their respective tendencies toward the fundamental and the abstract. “I have trained my brain to think a certain way. […]