Posts in the “Radon Radon” category:

The Silent Killer in Your Home

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 27th, 2014 |

News Headline: Radon: The Silent Killer in Your Home Date: 4/27/14 Outlet Full Name: USA Today Author: Mary Bowerman http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/27/radon-gas-lung-cancer/5464531/ Tobacco smoke in a home is easy to detect as it drifts through the air or leaves its odor in clothes or furniture. Its health toll is equally as obvious as the leading cause of […]

Study Examines Increase in Lung Cancer Risk From Combined Radon and Tobacco Smoke Exposure

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 25th, 2014 |

News Headline: Study Examines Increase in Lung Cancer Risk From Combined Radon and Tobacco Smoke Exposure Date: 4/25/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: Mallory Powell http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-lung-cancer-combined-radon-tobacco.html In the words of Dr. Ellen Hahn, professor in the University of Kentucky’s colleges of nursing and public health, Kentucky has the “triple crown of lung cancer” – […]

Keeping Out Drafts Could Mean More Radon Risk at Home

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 23rd, 2014 |

Date: 1/23/14 Outlet Full Name: Reuters Author: Kathryn Doyle http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/23/us-lung-cancer-radon-idUSBREA0M1BF20140123 Sealing up houses to improve energy efficiency also traps more radon inside and may lead to a higher risk of lung cancer, according to a new study based on modeling. Guidelines suggest people install ventilation systems when they try to reduce heat loss from their […]