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  • EPA Plan aims to prevent lung cancer deaths due to radon. 13 Nov 2015 15:18 WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), American Lung Association, and other partners are announcing a strategy for preventing 3,200 lung cancer deaths annually by 2020 through radon exposure reduction strategies. Exposure to …
  • Todd Hale: Grandmother who ran across America pays visit to Owatonna 15 Nov 2015 14:37 It was my pleasure to chat with Helene Neville, the 55-year-old grandmother who stopped in Owatonna on June 29 on her final leg running across the full perimeter of the continental United States. You may have read about her visit in the People’s Press …
  • Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital observes lung cancer awareness month by offering screenings and stressing prevention 14 Nov 2015 12:58 PRESS RELEASE BAYTOWN — It may be the leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States, but in terms of public awareness, lung cancer lags considerably behind other more well-publicized cancers. The American Lung Association (ALA) …
  • Christie scores big for elder care | Editorial 13 Nov 2015 14:22 Imagine placing an aging parent or grandparent into a dementia care home, and you find out one day that they had wandered through an unlocked door or injured themselves by climbing out a window. And imagine when you investigate which state agency is …
  • Out-of-towners agree: Des Moines is pretty cool 13 Nov 2015 05:50 Des Moines, consistently ranked on "Best of" lists, garners hometown pride, but what do outsiders think? WATCH VIDEO HERE.  KCCI's Kim St. Onge spoke to several political enthusiasts, who have relocated to Des Moines while they cover …
  • Radon seminar set for Nov. 19 in Riverton 13 Nov 2015 03:19 Summary Riverton Hospital is sponsoring a radon awareness seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday. RIVERTON — Riverton Hospital is sponsoring a radon awareness seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday. The seminar will take place in the hospital’s Riverton and Herriman classrooms, …
  • National Plan to prevent lung cancer deaths due to Radon exposure 12 Nov 2015 20:09
  • News roundup: Donald Trump on Mitt Romney: He choked in 2012 12 Nov 2015 14:13 -> A state judge has ordered a lesbian couple to give up their foster child because, they claim, he said the child would be better with heterosexual parents. [Trib] [KUTV] -> More than two-thirds of Utahns say they would pay slightly more in taxes …
  • Some surprising little known facts about lung cancer 12 Nov 2015 12:41 Source: Pond5 Most people assume that all lung cancers are caused by smoking. Period. Given that active smoking is responsible for an estimated 85 percent of lung cancer cases, it seems like a fair assumption. But when I asked Deb Violette, who was …
  • DEQ announces Utah’s 2016 Radon Contest winners 12 Nov 2015 01:34 Summary The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has announced the five Utah student winners for the 2016 National Radon Poster Contest. Each winner received $100 for themselves and $100 for their school. SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of …
  • Fission and Denison will be fine, analyst 11 Nov 2015 23:08 After October's failed business combination of Fission Uranium (CVE:FCU) and Denison Mines (TSE:DML), an analyst for Raymond James maintains that the future for both companies is still good. In an interview with MINING.com in October, David Sadowski …
  • Do You Know the Number One Cancer Killer? 11 Nov 2015 10:09 November 11, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS - Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of both women and men, taking the lives of almost twice as many women as any other form of cancer. State data shows that about 5,000 Indiana residents are diagnosed each year. Anyone …
  • 11 years since Arafat’s death, Palestine still bleeds 10 Nov 2015 17:02 Eleven years since the death of iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian political stage remains wracked by division, while the Palestinian people continue to suffer from Israeli escalations and violence. The 11th anniversary of Arafat’s …
  • Devon & Cornwall has hotspots for radioactive gas radon 10 Nov 2015 08:16 A public health campaign is underway this week to alert people to the dangers of radon. The naturally occurring gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Parts of Devon and Cornwall, including Bodmin and Dartmoor, are radon hotspots - …
  • EPA Awards More Than $9 Million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands 09 Nov 2015 22:58 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $9 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to continue its efforts to protect human health and the environment. The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. (CUC) will receive …
  • Deadly and invisble 09 Nov 2015 19:24 Carbon monoxide is often called the silent killer: invisible and odourless, it is responsible for 40 deaths a year in the UK. But there is a much more prolific killer seeping through homes: radon, a natural radioactive gas, is responsible for 1,100 UK …
  • Mike Holmes: Test your home for Radon 09 Nov 2015 17:40 November is Radon Action Month - a time to remind everyone how important it is to get your home tested. Radon comes from uranium in the ground. When it breaks down, it produces a radioactive gas called radon. You can't see it, smell it or taste it, …
  • NBC WEAPONS: The Embarrassing Secret Of Dirty Bombs 09 Nov 2015 10:56 : NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS   November 9, 2015: For decades politicians and mass media have relied on the threat of dirty bombs (high explosives coated with radioactive material) to scare people. This was mostly about money as the …
  • Radon: the invisible gas that's a bigger killer than carbon monoxide 09 Nov 2015 08:35 Carbon monoxide is often called the silent killer: invisible and odourless, it is responsible for 40 deaths a year in the UK. But there is a much more prolific killer seeping through homes: radon, a natural radioactive gas, is responsible for 1,100 UK …
  • Radon 09 Nov 2015 08:28 Carbon monoxide is often called the silent killer: invisible and odourless, it is responsible for 40 deaths a year in the UK. But there is a much more prolific killer seeping through homes: radon, a natural radioactive gas, is responsible for 1,100 UK …
  • Mike Holmes: This invisible and odourless radioactive gas sneaks into homes and causes lung cancer 07 Nov 2015 15:14 November is Radon Action Month — I see it as a time to remind everyone how important it is to get your home tested to see if you have radon. Radon comes from uranium in the ground. When the uranium breaks down, it produces a radioactive gas called radon. …
  • This invisible and odourless radioactive gas sneaks into homes and causes lung cancer 07 Nov 2015 14:40 November is Radon Action Month — I see it as a time to remind everyone how important it is to get your home tested to see if you have radon. Radon comes from uranium in the ground. When the uranium breaks down, it produces a radioactive gas called radon. …
  • Cancer disparities rooted in 'health inequity' 07 Nov 2015 11:57 For Tennessee, and for the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death, with cancer close behind. But the leading cause of death in Knox County in 2013 was cancer — all types of cancer. Knox County’s cancer death rate has remained fairly …
  • Homeowners encouraged to test for radon gas in their homes 07 Nov 2015 08:13 Homeowners are being encouraged to get their houses tested for radon, as part of the latest campaign by the Environmental Protection Agency. Twelve counties in Ireland, mainly in the west and south-east, have been identified as at high risk of this …
  • New mapping tool to help with life's most expensive purchase 07 Nov 2015 03:13 Published 07/11/2015 | 02:30 Buying a home is the most expensive purchase most people make in their lifetime, but a new online mapping tool aims to allow buyers to make more informed choices. GeoHive, developed by Ordnance Survey Ireland, uses official …
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