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Wyoming Residents Urged To Test For Radon - Kgab

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:21

Kgab

Wyoming Residents Urged To Test For Radon
Kgab
Wyoming residents are being urged to test their homes for radon, an odorless, colorless gas that is a known carcinogen. Radon is created when radium in the soil degrades. It is a naturally radioactive gas that is found in rocks, soil, and water ...

Marathon County warns homeowners to radon dangers - WSAW

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:42

WSAW

Marathon County warns homeowners to radon dangers
WSAW
WAUSAU, Wis., (WSAW)-- 1 in 10 homes in Wisconsin have high radon levels, which is why January is National Radon Action Month. To tell us about the dangers and how to better protect your family Sunrise 7 was joined by Sara Brown with the Marathon ...

Radon kits available in Waterloo and Cedar Falls - kwwl.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:52

kwwl.com

Radon kits available in Waterloo and Cedar Falls
kwwl.com
This month, the Black Hawk County Health Department is selling tests kits, to get the public aware of radon. January is Radon Awareness Month. Seven out of ten homes in Iowa have dangerously elevated levels of radon, yet many Iowans remain unfamiliar ...

Supervisor receive report from Environmental Health & Zoning Radon workshop coming to Quasky in February - Cedar Valley Daily Times

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:22

Supervisor receive report from Environmental Health & Zoning Radon workshop coming to Quasky in February
Cedar Valley Daily Times
To bring awareness to the situation, Buchanan County Environmental Health is holding a radon poster contest in conjunction with the annual statewide Iowa Radon Poster Contest. The purpose of this contest is to teach students about radon and how to ...

Requiring school radon checks | Rutland Herald - Rutland Herald

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:17

Requiring school radon checks | Rutland Herald
Rutland Herald
In Vermont, we work hard to protect our kids from anything that may cause them harm. This is doubly true in school buildings, where we vet the people going in.

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Discounted radon test kits available soon - News - Cheboygan Daily ... - Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:20

Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Discounted radon test kits available soon - News - Cheboygan Daily ...
Cheboygan Daily Tribune
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY – January is National Radon Action Month. Do you know your number? Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer next to smoking. In homes where cigarette smoking occurs, the risks will significantly increase. Radon is ...
Letter: Test for radon - Connecticut PostCT Post
January is Radon Action MonthMcPherson Sentinel
Free Radon test kits available - KOAA.com | Continuous News ...KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
Lexington Dispatch -KGWN
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Radon, the silent killer, found in Fenton home - Fenton Tri County Times

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:56

Radon, the silent killer, found in Fenton home
Fenton Tri County Times
What if you were told that being exposed to the radon levels in your house was the equivalent to smoking two packs of cigarettes per day? That's what happened to Pam and Gary Buerger of Fenton Township, when they had their house tested for radon, and ...

January is Radon Action Month and a good time to test your home - Southernminn.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:36

whotv.com

January is Radon Action Month and a good time to test your home
Southernminn.com
Radon is an odorless, colorless radioactive gas, and it is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. Radon occurs naturally in Minnesota soils, and enters homes through cracks or openings in walls or foundations. The only way to know if your home ...
How Often You Should Test Your Home for Radon | whotv.comwhotv.com
Experts find people are unaware of radon, the second leading cause ...Press of Atlantic City
Six things to know about radon | Local News | postbulletin.comPost-Bulletin
Mankato Free Press
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January is good time to test your home for radon | Farm Futures - Farm Futures

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:00

Farm Futures

January is good time to test your home for radon | Farm Futures
Farm Futures
Because radon gas is invisible and odorless, the only way to know if a house, school or other building has a radon problem is to get the building tested.

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Mississippi Giving Away Radon Test Kits This Month - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:53

Herald Times Reporter

Mississippi Giving Away Radon Test Kits This Month
U.S. News & World Report
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's health department is giving away radon test kits this month. Radon is an odorless, colorless gas and is the second-leading cause of lung cancer nationwide. More than 20,000 people die of radon-related lung cancer ...
Manitowoc County Health Department: January is National Radon Action Month | BriefsHerald Times Reporter
Radon test kits offered in selected countiesNorfolk Daily News
Free radon test kits available in Macomb, St. Clair countiesNew Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Port Huron Times Herald -Jackson Hole News&Guide
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Cancer expert urges Albertans to test homes for deadly radon gas - CBC.ca

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:00

CBC.ca

Cancer expert urges Albertans to test homes for deadly radon gas
CBC.ca
Scientists at the University of Calgary say less than five per cent of people know what radon gas is, let alone how dangerous it can be. And they're trying to change that with a campaign they call Evict Radon. The gas, which is produced naturally when ...

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Local Radon Mitigator Encourages Action Against The Radioactive Gas - PembinaValleyOnline.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:00

PembinaValleyOnline.com

Local Radon Mitigator Encourages Action Against The Radioactive Gas
PembinaValleyOnline.com
Titchkosky said the winter months are the best time to test for radon in our homes, as they are much more closed off and there is a lot less ventilation. "Also when we're heating, that heat wants to rise and creates a pull on your basement floor, so ...

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U of C researchers launch campaign to "evict radon" from Alberta - CTV News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:57

CTV News

U of C researchers launch campaign to "evict radon" from Alberta
CTV News
It's a silent danger in Alberta homes and it's the leading cause of lung cancer about non-smokers. University of Calgary researchers believe dangerous levels of radon gas could be found in one out of every eight homes in the province but a new program ...
Evict Radon fact sheetUCalgary News
U of C researchers sound alarm over radon levels in Calgary homesCalgary Herald
Campaign urges Albertans to test for radonMetroNews Canada

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Accurate testing for radon in a house can be tricky - CapitalGazette.com

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 08:08

CapitalGazette.com

Accurate testing for radon in a house can be tricky
CapitalGazette.com
I read in Monday's Capital a column by a doctor about radon gas that I seemed to remember some time ago was a big deal as it was associated with a lung cancer risk, then it sort of faded. What is the change if any about the stuff? If you look it up ...

Dangerous Radon can't be seen or tasted | MSR News Online - MSR News Online

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:41

Dangerous Radon can't be seen or tasted | MSR News Online
MSR News Online
Radon is a radioactive gas. It comes from the natural decay of uranium that is found in nearly all soils. It typically moves up through the ground to the air above ...

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Radon poster contest kicks off in Southwest Nebraska - Grant Tribune Sentinel

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 16:24

Radon poster contest kicks off in Southwest Nebraska
Grant Tribune Sentinel
Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department is working to educate youth residing in the health district about the dangers of radon exposure. SWNPHD urges youth ages 9 to 14 to participate in the annual radon poster contest. “We are sending a notice to ...

Cayuga County Health Department: Radon and carbon monoxide awareness - Auburn Citizen

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:21

Auburn Citizen

Cayuga County Health Department: Radon and carbon monoxide awareness
Auburn Citizen
The days are growing shorter and the nights colder, and it is likely that we are shutting our windows to block out the chill in the air. With winter and the holidays fast approaching, radon and carbon monoxide are probably not the first things on your ...


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