The latest health scare to hit the headlines big time is "toxic mold." Toxic mold is the generic term for Stachybotrys and other microbes that are charged with causing a myriad of ailments and diseases ranging from minor allergies to debilitating or deadly acute and chronic health effects.
During the past several months high-profile publications such as the New York Times Magazine, People, Time.com and others have featured toxic mold articles. There have been spots on TV and radio. And the Web is alive with recent pages and sites devoted to toxic mold. Run a search for "toxic mold" at www.google.com to see what I mean.