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AAMC: How to keep your lungs healthy

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put lung health into the spotlight. Now more than ever, it's important to keep your lungs in good shape to reduce your risk of developing severe illness. Test for indoor pollutants Radon is a natural gas that...[Read More]

Date Published: 11/26/2020


Clark County giving away tests to detect radon levels in homes

David Garrett did not know what radon was until a friend at the health department suggested that he pick up a free radon testing kit. "I hung it up right away," the Springfield Twp. resident said, adding that he was shocked when he received the...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/27/2007


Whole-house fan shouldn't draw more radon

Is a whole-house fan not recommended for a house with a radon problem? Because the radon mitigation system is sealed and works on the underside of the basement slab, the whole-house fan probably can't compete with it. You could prove the point by...[Read More]

Date Published: 04/10/2008


Counter-strike: Granite as a base for suit

Granite countertops are coming under fire after a flurry of complaints to the Environmental Protection Agency claiming they can decay over time and emit radon, a radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. In July, the EPA released a statement that the...[Read More]

Date Published: 08/20/2008


Radon prevention in dispute

A dispute over invisible, but potentially dangerous, radon gas is unfolding in Howard County Circuit Court over a radon contractor's claim that county inspectors are not making home builders toe the line on required...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/02/2008