Indoor air quality and human health: truth vs mass hysteria.

  title={Indoor air quality and human health: truth vs mass hysteria.},
  author={Christopher Chia-Chi Chang and M Eric Gershwin},
  journal={Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology},
  volume={27 3},
Indoor air quality is an important issue, because anything we breathe can potentially affect our health. To determine if there is a real health risk, well-designed scientifically valid studies must be performed. Although much attention has focused on sick building syndrome, chemical sensitivities, and mycotoxicosis, there actually is very little evidence that these conditions have an adverse effect on human health. In contrast, real health issues have been shown to exist regarding indoor air… CONTINUE READING