Radon & Your Health
Interview with Bob Wood, president of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists.
We’d like to share this document prepared by Kansas State University. It discusses lung cancer screening and provides links to radon information for both those who have been exposed to radon and for their medical care providers. Lung Cancer Screening for people with radon exposure history(pdf)
CBC News Calgary reports (Jan. 21, 2014) that doctors and researchers in Calgary are testing their own homes for deadly carcinogenic radon gas in hopes it will increase awareness and encourage more home owners to test for radon too. Watch the CBC News Calgary Radon Testing Video on cbc.ca
CTV News recently highlighted the dangers of high radon gas levels in your home. Our own Bob Wood was interviewed. Click below to visit CTV News and watch the video. CTV News Video: Is a colourless, odourless killer gas lurking in your home?
Christmas decorations are going back in the boxes. The New Year celebrations are over. This winter, why not test your home or business for radon gas. With the doors and windows all closed, winter is a great time to get the most accurate readings.
Radon Gas, or its radioactive decay products (RDP’s) are inhaled as part of the normal breathing process. The RDP”s can stick in the lung tissues and continue to irradiate these sensitive tissues. Lung tissues do not have the same protective layers of dead cells that our skin has to protect…