Does Radon Really Cause Lung Cancer?
Radon gas is recognized as an indoor air contaminant directly related to lung cancer, yet there is a tremendous amount of confusion surrounding it and radon testing methods. This book, including photographs from field investigations, will help you gain an unbiased understanding regarding radon gas exposure.
Before purchasing a radon test kit or paying someone to do radon testing for you, let this book explain in layman’s terms the differences between radon testing and radon monitors, and what radon levels you should be concerned about. The book will also explain:
- The shortcomings of radon lung cancer research
- The eleven ways radon testing yields false results
- Radon mitigation system cost versus benefit
- How traditional radon mitigation systems grow mold and contribute to carbon monoxide poisoning
- Practical DIY radon mitigation
This book provides you with the answers and includes instructions to teach you what to do, and what not to do, to eliminate the potential lung cancer threat due to radon gas in your home.
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Table of Contents
|What is radon gas?||6|
|How does radon gas affect our health?||6|
|Where does radon gas enter a home?||7|
|What causes radon to enter a home?||9|
|Where is radon gas found in a home?||10|
|Lung cancer connection||10|
|Can you trust everything the EPA says?||16|
|Can radon improve health?||19|
|Inconsistent action levels||19|
|Radon testing during real-estate transactions||21|
|Is radon mitigation a racket||23|
|Unhealthy effects of radon mitigation systems||24|
|What if I already have a mitigation system?||27|
|Why is short-term radon testing unreliable?||29|
|Why is long-term monitoring necessary?||32|
|Particle reduction = radon risk reduction||34|
|Five extra tips to reduce radon exposure||36|
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