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5 Causes of Lung Cancer (in non smokers)

While cigarette smoking is an undisputed cause of lung cancer, not all cases of lung cancer occur in smokers or former smokers. Each year, over 170,000 Americans develop lung cancer, and approximately ten per cent of lung cancers, or 17,000 cases, occur in non-smokers. Although not every non-smoker suffering from lung cancer will have an… Read More

Radon Gas & Cigarettes: Kissing Cousins

Radon Gas & Cigarettes have a lot more in common than people think.  “I don’t smoke, I don’t have to worry about lung cancer.” It’s a phrase we hear all too often.  The truth is, cigarettes aren’t the only way to get lung cancer. In the United States, the leading cause of lung cancer in… Read More

Radon Fast Facts

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding Radon. We would like to present some Radon Fast Facts to help “clear the air”: Radon Fast Fact #1: Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil & rock. Radon Fast Fact #2: You cannot see, taste, or smell… Read More

Radon is Radioactive

People often do not understand how Radon causes lung cancer. Today, we will explain how & why Radon causes cancer. Radon is a radioactive element. All radioactive elements break down (radioactive decay) over time through a process measured in half-lives. As these elements break down, they actually create entirely new elements, each with its own… Read More

Health Risks of Radon

Radon exposure can lead to many health risks. The most common health risk associated to radon is lung cancer. Breathing in high levels of radon increases your risk of lung cancer. The EPA has estimated that approximately 20,000 deaths occur each year from radon related lung cancer. If you smoke, your chances of lung cancer… Read More

Radon Exposure and the Holidays

Radon exposure is always on our minds here at Trinity Radon. We think it would be great if it was on everyone’s minds! Each year, 160,000 people die from Lung Cancer. That is more than Breast, Prostate & Colorectal cancer deaths combined. Extended radon exposure can lead to lung cancer and accounts for 16,000 of… Read More

Lung Cancer Diagnosis

We have a special guest post reblogged from Harold Wimmer. Wimmer is the CEO & National President of the American Lung Association. He firmly believes in helping smokers quit through offering support & education, as well as through research. This great article (which first appeared on HuffPost) profoundly brings to light the very serious issue… Read More

Radon Prevention & Children

Once you had a baby, did you take precautionary measures to protect him or her from harm? If you are like us, we are assuming you installed child safety locks, outlet covers on all of your sockets & anything dangerous out of reach. With all of the steps you do take, radon prevention may not… Read More

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