Health Tip: Is Your Home Air Polluted?
(HealthDay News) -- The best place to ensure clean air is at home. And the first step is to make sure that you aren't making the air quality worse.
The Environmental Protection Agency says these factors can contribute to indoor air pollution:
High humidity and high temperatures
Combustion sources, such as tobacco, kerosene, oil, wood, gas and coal
Insulation that contains asbestos
Some types of furniture made from compressed wood
Damp or wet carpeting
Fumes from household cleaning products
Outdoor sources, such as pesticides, radon or air pollution.