Should home buyers test for radon?

Buried in the piles of paperwork showered on California home buyers is a discussion of radon, a radioactive gas that causes lung cancer. But despite the scary description of this environmental hazard, very few home buyers in Silicon Valley ask for radon...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/06/2007


The California Department of Public Health runs a program, partially funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, designed to reduce exposure to indoor...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/06/2007

State offers free radon testing for county homes

The California Department of Health is offering Santa Cruz County residents free radon screening to measure indoor levels of the cancer-causing gas in their homes. Health officials say the region's geology may put the county at higher risk of radon than...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/05/2007