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Is Air Conditioning Making You Sick?

Air conditioning makes living indoors much more comfortable, but is it making you sick?

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Sick Building Syndrome
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/sick_building_factsheet.pdf
“The term ‘sick building syndrome’ (SBS) is used to describe situations in which building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building , but no specific illness or cause can be identified.”

Workplace air-conditioning and health services attendance among French middle-aged women: a prospective cohort study
http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/33/5/1120.long
“Exposure to HVAC systems was a strong and significant risk factor for otorhinolaryngologist attendance and sickness absence.”

Is Air Conditioning Bad for You?
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2012/08/politics_influences_beliefs_about_weather_and_comfort_and_air_conditioning_.html
“A few weeks ago, an academic journal called Weather, Climate and Society posted a curious finding about how Americans perceive the heat and cold.”

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