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legislation, innovation, solutions in the field of radon remediation and consequences (such as lung cancer) of radon pollution.
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[USA map]National Radon Month | Radon Awareness Month

[USA map]National Radon Month | Radon Awareness Month | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
National Radon Month | Radon Action Month Press Release | National Radon Awareness Month PSA
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If you want to know whether you are probably exposed to high concentrations of radon, this map is made for you.

Pour les français, la liste des 31 départements concernés par le radon est disponible sur le site de l'IRSN (voir sur le site de StopAlpha pour le lien).

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[Science] Women with Lung Cancer Live Longer Than Men

[Science] Women with Lung Cancer Live Longer Than Men | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Women are more than twice as likely as men to live at least 10 years after having surgery for lung cancer.
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[Canada/Blog] Radon surprise food for fodder for homeowners

[Canada/Blog] Radon surprise food for fodder for homeowners | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
The statistics certainly don’t indicate radon is a major problem on Prince Edward Island, but as Hunter River area resident Lynn Douglas found out, it certainly never hurts to check. Ms.
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[Minnesota] Radon levels high in Jefferson basement

[Minnesota] Radon levels high in Jefferson basement | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Jefferson Elementary School’s basement appears to have tested positive for radon levels that are almost triple the level at which action is recommende
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[Blog] Radon Venting—Do It During Construction or Add a Zero

[Blog] Radon Venting—Do It During Construction or Add a Zero | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Would you prefer the difficult, expensive way to install a radon vent? Or would you rather do it with little cost when it's easiest to do?
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[Science] Genetic screen finds new treatment targets for lung cancer

[Science] Genetic screen finds new treatment targets for lung cancer | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Cancer Research UK scientists are the first to use an efficient new screening strategy to identify gene faults in tumour cells that are possible drug targets for the most common form of lung cancer, according to new research published in PNAS.
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[Blog] Eating lots of fresh fish may protect you from lung cancer

[Blog] Eating lots of fresh fish may protect you from lung cancer | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Eating lots of fresh fish may protect you from lung cancer, according to a study by Japanese researchers. In Japan, people smoke as much as they do in the UK – yet their rates of lung cancer are only two thirds as high.
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[USA] Health Matters: Radon, the invisible cause of cancer

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[Ireland] An overview of the National Radon Policy

[Ireland] An overview of the National Radon Policy | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
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Careful : only registered people can have access to this scientific journal article ! (sorry :) )

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[Illinois] Knox County Looks for Solution to Radon Problem

[Illinois] Knox County Looks for Solution to Radon Problem | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
The Knox County Board met Wednesday evening to talk about the high radon levels at the county courthouse. According to the EPA, any radon level of 4 pCi/L or greater is dangerous.
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[Science] Proton Beam Therapy: Targeting Radiation to Better Treat Lung Cancer

[Science] Proton Beam Therapy: Targeting Radiation to Better Treat Lung Cancer | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Standard chemo-radiation therapies for lung cancer present a host of side effects and problems with toxicity for patients.
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[Lung Cancer] The Bias, The Stigma, The Shame, Blame and Guilt

[Lung Cancer] The Bias, The Stigma, The Shame, Blame and Guilt | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Does the public harbor negative feelings towards those with lung cancer? And if so, can that affect proper care?
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[Science] Scientists develop histology expression predictor for most common types of lung cancer

Knowing what type of lung cancer a patient has is critical to determine which drug will work best and which therapies are safest in the era of personalized medicine.
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[Minnesota] Radon study shows new homes have radon

[Minnesota] Radon study shows new homes have radon | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
A new state building code that took effect a few years ago was supposed to reduce the risk of radon exposure in Minnesota, where roughly 40 percent of homes tested come back at unsafe levels
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[North Carolina] Protect your family from radon, the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers

[North Carolina] Protect your family from radon, the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Did you know that even a brand new home could present a risk of lung cancer for your family? Radon gas rises up from underground and can enter any home, old or new. Breathing radon can damage lungs...
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[Illinois] Building committee approves radon mitigation proposal (Galesburg)

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[Science] Geological controls on radon potential in England

[Science] Geological controls on radon potential in England | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
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Scientific journal article, you may not be able to download it...

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[Blog] More Scots are surviving lung cancer

[Blog] More Scots are surviving lung cancer | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
HUNDREDS more patients in Scotland are receiving life-saving surgery for lung cancer than five years ago.
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[Science] Chemo combo combats lung cancer

[Science] Chemo combo combats lung cancer | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Each year, lung cancer strikes more than 220,000 people. It will kill 160,000, but adding something to chemotherapy could help beat the disease.
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[Science] Can Carrots and Tomatoes Lower Lung Cancer Risk?

[Science] Can Carrots and Tomatoes Lower Lung Cancer Risk? | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Chicken soup is often touted as a folk remedy for common ailments, but according to a study at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston vegetable soup may have some disease fighting properties as well.
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[Science] More than half of patients with terminal lung cancer thought radiation therapy was cure, not care

[Science] More than half of patients with terminal lung cancer thought radiation therapy was cure, not care | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a survey of patients with terminal lung cancer, nearly two-thirds did not understand that radiation treatments intended only to ease their symptoms would not cure their disease.Among the nationwide sample of patients...
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[Blog] How To Reduce High Radon Levels

Find out about the two most common methods of radon remediation used in the UK: positive pressurisation and retrofit sumps. propertECO are radon specialists ...
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[Illinois] Expert: Courthouse radon levels not high enough for remediation

[Illinois] Expert: Courthouse radon levels not high enough for remediation | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
The Knox County Building Committee learned more about the courthouse’s radon problem Tuesday, but not enough to determine a definitive course of action on the problem.
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[Ghana] Radon gas not a barrier to development

[Ghana] Radon gas not a barrier to development | radon diagnosis and remediation | Scoop.it
Related posts: Better use of water leading to positive impacts on development – UN survey After Rio+20, $513b committed to sustain world’s development Rio+20 outcome paper sees ICT as catalyst for sustainable development Ghana puts green economy concept...
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