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Ask the Builder: Removing mold from vinyl siding

Clean you siding each year in early summer to keep mold and mildew from growing on your house.

Sneezing too much to enjoy the holidays? A moldy Christmas tree might be to blame, but there are ways to breathe easy

There can be endless debate about the best time to set up a Christmas tree, but the symbols of holiday cheer can pose an often-unheeded danger to people with asthma …

UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019

Spokane hospitals say operating rooms clean after mold sickens five and kills one at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Spokane-area health care providers explain their infection controls, following report that one patient died and five others were infected by mold in operating rooms at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the …

1 dead, 5 infected by mold that halted hospital surgeries

Seattle Children’s hospital has revealed that one patient has died and five others have been infected by a potentially dangerous mold that has forced the medical center to close all …

Old mold from penicillin discoverer auctioned for $14,617

How much is an old, dried out piece of mold worth? Apparently more than $14,600 if it was created by the doctor who discovered penicillin. The nearly 90-year-old swatch of …

Oregon pot growers to torch moldy marijuana

Huge piles of moldy marijuana in Southern Oregon are going up in smoke this fall after record rains in October took a toll on many crops.

Snohomish County nuns sickened by toxic mold

A group of ascetic Orthodox Christian nuns in Snohomish County have been sickened by toxic mold.