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What do respiratory symptoms have to do with new carpeting?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Triggers asthma

When synthetic carpet is newly laid, it can release odors from formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds which can trigger asthma.

In brief: Triggers asthma

When synthetic carpet is newly laid, it can release odors from formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds which can trigger asthma.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
Pulling up the old carpet can also make dust mites & other allergen airborne again
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Great point.
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