January 28th, 2019

Safety’s No Accident: Prevent Falls in Your Home

Safety’s No Accident: Prevent Falls in Your Home by Jill Breysse Mayo Clinic rendering of a pulmonary embolism. A dear friend of mine turned 71 this month; unfortunately, she spent her birthday in the hospital. After a recent… More

October 19th, 2015

Bring Back House Calls . . . and Fix the House

Bring Back House Calls…and Fix the House by Jill Breysse In his October 14, 2015, opinion in The New York Times, cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar lists two major reasons why the revival of doctor house calls makes sense:… More

October 25th, 2012

ERMI Data Used as a Predictor of Asthma

ERMI Data Used as a Predictor of Asthma by Jill Breysse Many private firms recommend collecting mold samples to determine whether a home has a mold problem. Yet, federal and state agencies, and many nongovernmental organizations (including… More

October 6th, 2011

Building Dampness, Mold, and Health

Building Dampness, Mold, and Health by Jill Breysse I applaud the California Department of Public Health for its new Issues Statement on Building Dampness, Mold, and Health [2016 revised version here]. For routine residential assessment, NCHH generally… More