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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.

2010-10-04 15:07:00

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "The week of October 17 - October 24, 2010 is National Radon Awareness week," according to Jamey Gelina, President Air Quality Control Agency, North America's largest radon mitigation company.

2010-06-01 10:01:00

HAMBURG, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Acquisition Includes Over 35 Employees From Radon Labs - eLOFD GmbH to be Renamed Bigpoint Berlin GmbH; Expansion Planned - Drakensang 3 Presumably to be Launched in 2011 Bigpoint GmbH (http://bigpoint.com), the worldwide leader in browser-based video games, today announced the acquisition of Radon Labs (http://radonlabs.de), an award-winning game development studio that recently filed for bankruptcy due to financial concerns.

2010-05-06 16:39:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance President and CEO Laurie Fenton-Ambrose said today that the President's Cancer Panel's report on environmental links to cancer is a strong call to action for more comprehensive research and preventative measures on lung cancer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/LCALOGO) The report states that the "true burden of environmentally induced cancer has been grossly underestimated," and lists over 40 cancer causing...

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2010-05-06 12:02:58

Presidential cancer advisers said on Thursday that Americans are being "bombarded" with chemicals, gases and radiation that can cause cancer, and the federal government must do far more to protect them.


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