Radon and Your Health

Tweet Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking. If you smoke and live in a home with high radon levels, you increase your risk of developing lung cancer. Having your home tested is the only effective way to determine whether you and...

Radon Level

What is a safe and acceptable level of radon gas? This is actually two separate questions. The first is: “What is a safe level of radon gas?” The second is: “What is an acceptable level of radon gas?” What is a safe level of radon gas? This is the simpler of the two...

Radon Fact Sheet

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Surgeon General’s Office have estimated that as many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths are caused each year by radon. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon-induced lung cancer costs the United...

Building Biology Scam

Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.  — Sinclair LewisgyFeng shui practitioners searching for a new scam have embraced the self-deception known as building biology,...

Radon and Cancer

When we had the chance to host Dr. Goodarzi, PhD at our headquarters here in Oslo, we were thrilled. He researches the genetic susceptibility of patients to radiation. Basically, how radon exposure causes DNA damage which then causes cancer. He points out that there...