Learn about the health risks of radon and how to reduce patient exposures, based on Health Canada’s national radon awareness program.
As a health professional, your patients may ask you about the health risks of radon, and the need to test their homes. This fact sheet provides you with some information you can use to answer their questions. For more information: healthcanada.gc.ca/radon
Information from Health Canada on radon, radon testing in your home, and where to find more information.
A one-page handout on the risk of lung cancer associated with radon specifically for smokers.
Radon is an invisible radioactive gas that comes from the ground and is in every home in Canada. It's the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. You can't smell, taste or see radon. But it's easy to test for and easy to reduce to safe levels.
Mike Holmes Jr, and his wife Lisa share why they test their home for radon. Whether that future is the travel plans you’ve made for retirement, being present to play with your grand-kids, or all the milestones along the way. When you test your home for radon, you’re planning to avoid the entirely preventable lung cancer that’s caused by radon exposure.
Trusted contractor, Mike Holmes and the radon dream team--Pinchin Ltd, Mr. Radon, Solutions Radon MB, Radon Works, The Lung Association and CARST (Canadian Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists)--talk about radon and why it's important to get your home tested.
A helpful guide for homeowners on radon reduction.
Get the facts about radon and radon reduction in your home in this short video.
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