Pollen, Mold and Other Indoor Contaminants Impact Puerto Rico's Allergy and Asthma Rates

Allergy and asthma rates in Puerto Rico are much higher than most other parts of the United States. There are a number of factors for why this is likely the case, including the region's tropical climate which is conducive for the growth of mold and year-round pollen. –   – Flowering plants, trees and grasses release pollen into the environment. The fine powdery substance can be carried by the wind and even into people's homes, businesses and schools. For anyone exposed to pollen, it can caus…

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Pollen, Mold and Other Indoor Contaminants Impact Puerto Rico's Allergy and Asthma Rates