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Be sure to test your home for radon - Fort Dodge Messenger

Sat, 04/28/2012 - 23:59
Radon is not detectable with human senses. However, testing is easy to perform and low cost. If you find out that your radon levels are high, you can take steps to lower the amount of radon in your home. The most common method is to install a vent pipe ...

Cleveland Clinic follows University Hospitals in offering low-cost, low-dose CT scan for lung-cancer screening - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sat, 04/28/2012 - 03:35
such as radon exposure or a family history of lung cancer. The analysis in the journal Health Affairs looks at people who have been diagnosed with lung cancer and the stage in which it was diagnosed, and then models what would happen to those ...

Follow rules for safe environment for kids - Yuma Daily Sun

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 23:53
Safeguard children from high levels of radon - Test your home for radon with a home test kit. - Fix your home if your radon level is 4 pCi/L or higher. For help, call your state radon office or 1-800-SOS-RADON. • Protect children from too much ...

Wheeler: Whatever your needs, Extension Office is here to help - Gainesville Times

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 21:37
If radon is found in excess amounts in the home, it can lead to lung cancer. Ginger works to provide information on how to test for radon in the home and what to do if found. We provide answers to the public with the research from the University ...

Slightly higher than acceptable levels of radon found in two areas of Tewksbury Township schools - NJ.com

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 18:46
according to the results of radon testing conducted over spring break. RAdata, Inc. provided the results on April 20 and they were discussed at the Board of Education meeting on April 25. Radon concentration is measured in “picocuries per ...

Poisoned at Home: Protect your family against radon - KTTC

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 04:19
Jill Smith of Rochester tested her house for radon. Results came back at 12 picocuries per liter of air (pCi/L). Any home that tests above 4 pCi/L should be fixed. "I'm trying to protect my daughter from lung cancer. She's living downstairs and I'd rather ...

Fox59 investigation reveals many schools aren't testing for radon - Fox 59

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 02:03
A Fox59 investigation found many schools haven’t recently tested for a potentially deadly health hazard in decades and some have never been tested. When Fox59 offered to test at no charge, they all said “no.” These classrooms and hallways ...

Greenville has higest radon cancer potential in SC - Examiner

Tue, 04/24/2012 - 21:55
S.C. does not require radon testing before a home is sold, but since 1997 the county building code has required "radon resistant construction techniques" on all new homes. A 3-4 inch PVC pipe is put into 4-6 inches of gravel with plastic sheeting laid ...

Strateco's New 2012 Drilling Program Generating Excellent Results - Yahoo Finance

Mon, 04/23/2012 - 12:24
These holes were aimed at testing two geophysical lineaments and the radon anomalies identified by the survey carried out in the fall of 2011. Apart from the discovery of a new dyke, no uranium results were obtained. Definition drilling on the ...

Radon risk factor for homes if unchecked - Berkshire Eagle

Sun, 04/22/2012 - 04:18
The test showed her radon level was 8.6 picocuries per liter, or pCi/L -- the EPA recommends fixing the problem at 4 pCi/L -- and she hired a certified specialist to install a system to ventilate the potential carcinogen as part of the final sales agreement.

Ankeny Homeowners Discover Life Saving Information on AmeriServ Radon Testing and Mitigation Website - Emailwire

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:50
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the results of an EPA study indicate that the state of Iowa has relatively high levels of radon. Consumers can visit the Radon Testing and Mitigation website to view a 10-step action plan published by ...

AmeriServ Ankeny Radon Testing and Mitigation Eliminates Hazard Lurking in 7 out of 10 Iowa Homes - Emailwire

Sat, 04/21/2012 - 06:57
Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is formed by the breakdown of uranium in the soil. Radon levels can reach dangerous levels in homes as the gas comes up through the soil and rocks surrounding their home. Radon enters the home through cracks in ...

Advanced Basement Systems Donates to Students and Community - PR-USA.net

Fri, 04/20/2012 - 18:11
Residents can "like" them at Facebook.com/basementy. In business since 2003, Advanced Basement Systems provides basement waterproofing, radon testing and mitigation, foundation repair, and crawl space insulation. Locally owned and operated, while also part ...

Tewksbury Township school district awaits radon testing results - NJ.com

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 16:46
TEWKSBURY TWP. — The Tewksbury Township School district is awaiting results of radon testing conducted over spring break at both its schools. Although Old Turnpike School has a radon remediation exhaust system that was installed in the 1990s ...

Willingboro shuts down water well that tested high for radiation - msnbc.com

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:43
Well No. 5 on Baldwin Lane tested over the permitted levels of gross alpha radiation — which could include radium, uranium and radon — based on test results received late last month, said Joe Bateman, executive director of the township ...

Willingboro shuts down water well that tested high for radiation - msnbc.com

Wed, 04/18/2012 - 02:43
Well No. 5 on Baldwin Lane tested over the permitted levels of gross alpha radiation — which could include radium, uranium and radon — based on test results received late last month, said Joe Bateman, executive director of the township Municipal Utilities Authority.

Grants would help Village of Addison improve properties - Democrat and Chronicle

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 23:58
All projects will require radon testing and possible mitigation. Projects will be evaluated by a committee based on the reasonableness of the proposal, potential positive impact on the community and possibility of correcting code/health and safety violations.

Willingboro shuts down water well that tested high for radiation - Burlington County Times

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 22:11
Well No. 5 on Baldwin Lane tested over the permitted levels of gross alpha radiation — which could include radium, uranium and radon — based on test results received late last month, said Joe Bateman, executive director of the township Municipal Utilities Authority.

U.S. budget cuts threaten public health - Lancaster online.com

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 19:48
Check your own homes while you are at it. Here again, the EPA-proposed 2013 budget eliminates all money to help promote radon awareness, oversee certified testing and reduce exposure. Where are our priorities? Do we want to continue to pay the ...

County health board advising residents to check radon levels - Newton Daily News

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 16:34
Jasper County Board of Health is encouraging local residents to take a simple and affordable step to test their home for harmful levels of radon gas. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that comes from the natural ...

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