Radon Mitigation and Remediation Systems Recommended in Denver, Littleton, Broomfield Colorado Homes
... Air Quality Control Agency is recommending radon
gas testing, remediation, and radon
removal systems for homes in the Greater Denver area. Some of the Colorado towns affected by radon
gas are Denver, Littleton, Boulder, Broomfield, ...
Scientists and Investigators Cite Need for Radon Regulation to Prevent Lung Cancer- Call Current EPA Efforts Ineffective
... citizens from lung cancer caused by indoor radon
Atlanta, GA ... citizens from lung cancer caused by indoor radon
According to the 2008 OIG report ... More Action Needed to Protect Public from Indoor radon
Risks , efforts to ...
Saving Lives One Radon Inspection at a Time
... and offers inspection specials during National radon
... (PRWeb) January 20, 2009 -- January is National radon
Awareness Month and according to the ... the United States is estimated to have elevated radon
levels, causing thousands of lung cancer deaths ...
Radiation Victims to Rally In Washington - Demand Congressional Action to Protect Homebuyers; Organization Labels EPA's Radon Program a 'Deadly Failure'
... lung cancer survivors will be joined by two radon
widows at an upcoming National Safety Council radon
Awards Ceremony at the National Press Club ... by the U.S. EPA, the ceremony is part of National radon
Action Month (NRAM) and will ...
Program to Identify Likely Victims of Radon-Related Lung Cancer; Survivors Commit to Risk Reduction Despite Failed Government Policy
... year of radon-related lung cancer never discover radon
exposure was the likely cause. So, the American Association of radon
Scientists and Technologists (AARST) is now assisting Cancer Survivors Against radon
(CanSAR) with a program aimed at identifying ...
Inexpensive Test Can Help Prevent Lung Cancer Caused By Radon
... -- Using a simple, inexpensive test to detect radon
gas seeping into homes could help prevent lung ... stores or by contacting a Pennsylvania certified radon
laboratory," said Hanger. "If radon
is present above a minimal recommended level, the ...
Get Radon On Your Radar
... Agency (EPA) has declared January "National radon
Action Month." In support of this ... is encouraging people across the country to get radon
on their radar screens and to proactively test ... in your home and it can kill you. What is it? radon
- an invisible, odorless and poisonous gas that ...
Radon: The Silent Home Invader That Can Kill
... that's going to prevent this health risk."
is a global problem -- the World Health Organization says radon
causes up to 15 percent of lung cancers ... United States is estimated to have a dangerous radon
level, which the EPA defines as more than 4 ...
Radon Gas More Deadly Than Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
... the agency has designated January as National radon
is the second leading cause of lung cancer behind ... will die this year due to breathing too much radon
without even knowing it, the EPA said.
National Safety Council Names Winners of Radon Poster Contest
... has named the winners of its 2008 National radon
conducted in partnership with the ... The contest is an activity of National radon
Action Month, sponsored
each January by the ... campaign, to
raise awareness about the dangers of radon
gas and encourage more people to
test their homes ...
PA DEP Secretary Announces Pennsylvania's Radon Poster Contest Winners
... State Winners Enter National Competition to Raise radon
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15 ... Environmental Protection
Agency sponsored the radon
poster contest for students ages 9 through ... awards ceremony in January in Washington,
is a colorless, odorless gas that occurs ...
TV Show Blows up Family's Home to Eliminate Health Risks
... The home is being
destroyed to eliminate elevated radon
gas levels that are thought to be
causing ... to the family living there. The problem is
industry leaders don't think the explosion will get rid of the
radon. What is radon? radon
is a natural, odorless gas that is the leading ...
Health Physics Society 54th Annual Meeting
... of the U.S. population
Health effects of ionizing radiation
1. Medical health physics
CT dose ... factors at Three Mile Island
Health effects of ionizing radiation
Predicting cancer risks from naturally ...
Medical Radiation Exposure of the U.S. Population Greatly Increased Since the Early 1980s
... for 2006.
Background radiation, which in 2006 contributed fully half of the total exposure, comes from natural radiation in soil and rocks, radon
gas which seeps into homes and other buildings, plus radiation from space and radiation sources that are found naturally within the human body.
Indoor residential air quality has significant impact on health
... information is useful for both homeowners and physicians in helping prevent and treat possible health problems.
Exposure to second hand smoke and radon
are the most common causes of lung cancer after cigarette smoking.
St. Louis Park Vapor Systems Installation Nearly Complete; Meeting July 10
... level. (One property owner did
not provide installation access after the initial sampling.) The
vapor-abatement systems resemble commonly seen radon
Follow up subsurface and indoor air sampling of those residences with
vapor-abatement systems will be conducted 30 days and ...
Eco Site Awards Launched to Honor Organizations' Devotion to Ecology, Health, Safety, and the Environment
... its customer service and fulfillment headquarters in Iowa
City, Iowa. Safe Home Products offers over 5,000 products including carbon
monoxide and radon
detectors, emergency preparedness equipment,
environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies, pet products, pest control
solutions, and home medical ...
BREATHE Lung Cancer Conference, Nov. 30, Offers Medical and Patient Education, Advocacy and Survivor's Perspective
... alive within five
Those at highest risk for developing lung cancer are tobacco users.
Others who are exposed to secondhand smoke, asbestos, radon
dangerous environmental elements are also at increased risk.
As Jennifer Jusco, age 56, of Rochester Hills, Michigan, will attest,
Fighting the Gassy Effects of Good Eating, From the Harvard Health Letter
... certain cases, an antibiotic might be worth considering.
Also in this issue: -- Making prescription bottles clearer -- radon
in homes -- Cranberry juice and warfarin -- Selenium, diabetes link -- Sugarless gum sweeteners -- By the way, ...
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
... 100 percent humidity, and a high natural level of radon
gas," said Franz Zaver Rieser, a manager at the ... issues regular warnings that high exposure to radon
can increase the risk of lung cancer. It has been ... say patients are given one day without inhaling radon
in between two days of treatment, and say the gas ...
Canadians Urged to Renovate Houses to Check Radon Gas Radiation
... could be constantly exposed to radiation from radon
Radon is a naturally occurring ... killing them."
Health Canada estimates radon
gas kills 2,000 people annually in this country, ... combined, and one-tenth of the estimated 20,000 radon
deaths in the U.S.
Radon gas is odourless, ...
Irish Households Exposed To Lethal Radiation
... For people who are or were smokers, the risk from radon
is significantly higher than for people who have ... 91,000 homes in Ireland has increased levels of radon
but only 3,900 have been identified.
People ... found to have the third highest concentration of radon
gas recorded to date in a home in Ireland and the ...
WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon
is a chemically inert, naturally occurring radioactive gas// without odour, colour or taste. radon
is a natural radioactive gas that emanates from the ground into the air. radon
gas in the air is present worldwide, its ...
Tritium Risks at New Heights
... contentious topics in radiation safety. Tritium is a radioactive form of hydrogen, but is considered less of a cancer risk than substances such as radon
that emit very large and damaging particles into cells when the elements decay. ...
Non Smoking Women Less Prone To Lung Cancer
... cases of lung cancer in US were caused by smoking. The other causes of death among non smokers in US include secondhand smoke, asbestos exposure and radon