HEPA filter

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HEPA filter

An air filter which reduces particles in air linked to the symptoms of asthma.

HEPA filter

high efficiency particulate air filter.
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Use a high-efficiency particulate air filter in your bedroom and avoid mowing the lawn or raking leaves, which stirs up pollen.
In total, 78% of homes required integrated pest control for mice and cockroaches, 40% required carpet removal to control dust mites, 36% required a bathroom fan to control mold, 12% required a high-efficiency particulate air filter, 10% required a kitchen fan, and 15% required a window fan.
After they were inoculated with rhinovirus, culture plates were placed at a table where the volunteers sat breathing quietly for 20 minutes in a special chamber outfitted with a high-efficiency particulate air filter that cleared the air of any bacteria prior to the experiments.
But the decision to recommend use of a home electrostatic or high-efficiency particulate air filter is best governed by the specific indoor allergens an asthmatic child is vulnerable to, said Dr.

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