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2011-03-07 15:20:18

"Many people are now saying: 'Is it really that easy?

2011-03-07 07:10:00

DENVER, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With X-ray scanners in airports, doctors' offices and dental clinics, there seems to be no escaping its harmful effects. But help is now available to address risks of ionizing radiation emitted by any source -- airport bodyscans and flights, medical and dental X-rays, and even radon, the world's second-leading cause of lung cancer. Led by renowned radiation biologist, Dr.

2011-02-23 00:00:42

Each February, Americans recognize National Care About Your Indoor Air Month and begin practicing strategies to improve their indoor air quality--and health.

2011-01-06 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) issued notice today that January 2011 is National Radon Action Month and advised especially those living in areas of high concentration to have their homes tested. Radon has been identified by the U.S.

2011-01-06 00:01:46

In 2011, many Americans will resolve to lead healthier lifestyles by embarking on a variety of healthy living strategies. In addition to exercise, eating right, and getting enough sleep, consumers should note that a healthy home environment often lays the groundwork for a healthier lifestyle.

2011-01-04 11:16:00

BISMARCK, N.D., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January is Radon Action Month, and the American Lung Association in North Dakota is advising homeowners to test their homes for the naturally occurring radioactive gas linked to lung cancer.

2010-12-31 05:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "National Radon Action Month has been declared for January, 2011," according to Jeffery Finken of Accredited Radon Mitigation.

2010-12-21 14:23:18

Researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) have analysed levels of radon, a natural radioactive gas, in 58 secondary schools in Galicia.

2010-10-26 07:05:00

Number One Cancer Killer Not Top of Mind MADISON, Wisc., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men and women worry about prostate and breast cancer, yet the number one cancer killer in the United States - lung cancer - isn't on their radar.

2010-10-15 09:30:00

DENVER, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The week of Oct. 17 - 24 is National Radon Awareness Week. Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer reports the Centers for Disease Control.


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