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The popularity of TV crime dramas like Law and Order is easy to understand. With each episode, we get to see how detectives, investigators and prosecuting attorneys (the ...

Tuesday, January 24th

Let's tell it like it is. The Holiday Season that begins at Thanksgiving and extends through New Year's Day is a time of overindulgence. With so much festivity going on a...

Wednesday, December 21st

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers indoor air quality to be one of the top five environmental risks to public health. Asthma, respiratory ailments, and ir...

Monday, November 28th

There's no shortage of maps that tell you how much radon exposure you're likely to face in different parts of the country. The map that's most frequently cited is produce...

Friday, October 28th

The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked the mid-Atlantic states this August has geologists and radon experts talking about the seismic activity's effect on radon levels....

Friday, September 30th

Exposure to radioactive radon gas, which emanates naturally from soil and rock in most parts of the world, has long been known to cause lung cancer. But more recent resea...

Tuesday, August 23rd

The rising cost of energy --in the form of electricity, natural gas, propane, gasoline and fuel oil has many people paying attention to the fuel efficiency of their vehic...

Wednesday, July 20th

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is aiming to save thousands of lives through the implementation of a new action plan to coordinate the efforts of Federal agenci...

Tuesday, July 5th

It may sound like a strange way to start a discussion with a radon abatement specialist, but you can learn a lot by making this simple request: "Tell me about the fan." ...

Thursday, June 2nd

You've received some bad news, and for once, the words,it depends, aren't actually all that bad. Your house, or a house you're thinking of buying, has dangerous concen...

Tuesday, May 3rd

A crawl space is empty and unused, so where's the radon risk in that? It's certainly true that the average crawl space isn't visited very often. Who wants to spend time i...

Thursday, April 21st

It's easy to understand why Japan's nuclear disaster continues to be the major item on nearly every TV broadcast. Even though experts have been called in from all over th...

Tuesday, April 12th

The aftermath of the devastating earth quake and tsunami that tore through northern Japan is still wreaking havoc on the Fukushina Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, and onloo...

Thursday, March 24th

Can youngsters between the ages of 9 and 14 years old play a leading role in increasing our nation's awareness of radon's contribution to indoor air toxicity? You bet the...

Friday, March 11th

Most of us are familiar with the analogy that compares a house to the human body. Houses need to breathe just like humans do, so their ventilation is analogous to a body'...

Wednesday, February 23rd

Regular medical checkups are important, along with standard tests to check blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and screen for prostate cancer and diabetes. Doctors and...

Tuesday, February 15th

Are you leaning toward True Grit or The King's Speech for best picture? Or maybe you're a big fan of The Fighter Regardless of your favorite 2010 movie and your level of ...

Wednesday, January 26th

Cold winter temperatures in many parts of the country have families hunkered down in their homes, keeping windows and doors closed so that living spaces can stay as warm ...

Friday, January 7th

The President's Cancer Panel Report was completed in 2010 and continues to motivate health professionals, public officials and homeowners to take a closer look at the man...

Monday, January 3rd

The first concern for homeowners who learn that their house has high levels of radon is simple: "How soon can we get a radon mitigation system installed to make the house...

Tuesday, December 14th

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