Jalal Ghaemghami

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BACKGROUND The association between allergens in schools and childhood asthma has not been well studied, particularly in the United States. OBJECTIVE To investigate allergen exposure in schools compared with homes with a specific focus on children with asthma. METHODS Dust samples were collected from 46 rooms in 4 urban elementary schools (northeastern(More)
Mercury is a growing environmental threat that can cause serious health problems and birth defects. Household thermometers are high-risk sources of mercury because most people lack the knowledge to properly dispose of one when it is broken. The Boston Public Health Commission's Environmental Health Office, with local and national partners, created the(More)
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