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Continued Radon Research is Essential

Dr. Leslie Sutherland will lead research from the Health Sciences North Research Institute to measure the potential cancer-causing effect of radon gas on different cells. Supplied photo. Read the Full Article: HSN researchers to investigate cancer risk from radon.

Co-Operators Insurance Getting the Radon Message out

Have you Tested Your Home for Radon? As a homeowner, you’re well aware of the importance of installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, but there’s another airborne risk you should know about to protect your family: radon gas. Read the full article: How can I be safe and prepared/Radon Testing…

Mike Holmes on Radon

 Mike Holmes full PSA Here’s a longer version of the Mike Holmes PSA that includes a lot more information, and an interview with our Founder, Bob Wood.

Mike Holmes Radon PSA – Airing across Canada!

Great news! CARST and the Lung Association have just released a public safety announcement in collaboration with Mike Holmes, Canada’s most trusted contractor. You can see Bob Wood, our founder, from behind at 0:20.

Mr. Radon at the Construct Canada Convention!

Mr. Radon participated in the Construct Canada Convention.

CBC Interview with Bob Wood

Interview with Bob Wood, president of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists.

C-NRPP Accreditation For Our Online Radon Measurement Training

The first Radon Measurement Course with full Canadian content and offered online by Mr Radon has received accreditation from the Canadian National Radon Protection Program (C-NRPP) as 16 hours of Continuing Education Credits. Participants can train conveniently and economically – with self-paced, online learning supported by comprehensive online video lessons,…

Radon: What’s All The Fuss About?

by: Bob Wood, Mr Radon Radon gas is a radioactive carcinogen which causes lung cancer. That’s what all the fuss is about. Radon causes 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. and 3,200 lung cancer deaths every year in Canada. If I were to tell you that scientists in Canada…

Lung Cancer Screening Info For People With Radon Exposure History

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 Report: Cancer Doctors Encourage Radon Testing

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

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