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Odourless. Tasteless. Dangerous.

Odourless. Tasteless. Dangerous.

“We need to be talking about radon as a radioactive substance rather than just a gas.” Anne-Marie Nicol, Principal Investigator at CAREX Canada, talks about the importance of having homes and workplaces tested for radon.

Janet’s story

Janet’s story

“It’s really an easy problem to fix, you just have to know that it needs to be done.” Alan Whitehead, President and CEO of Radon Environmental, talks about his wife Janet’s lung cancer, and how he suspects it was radon induced.

Radon: What is it?

Radon: What is it?

This CAREX Canada infographic explains what Radon is, where it’s most commonly found in Canada, and how you can reduce radon levels in your home.

 
 
Take Action on Radon

Take Action on Radon

Take Action on Radon educates Canadians about radon and its associated health concerns.

CAREX (CARcinogen Exposure)

CAREX (CARcinogen Exposure)

CAREX (CARcinogen Exposure) is a national evidence-based carcinogen surveillance program that estimates the number of Canadians exposed to substances associated with cancer, like radon, in workplace and community environments.

Machealth: Radon Education Program

Machealth: Radon Education Program

This McMaster University Health Sciences program helps primary care providers answer their patients’ questions about radon.

 
 
Health Canada

Health Canada

This Health Canada website helps Canadians reduce their health risks from radon exposure.

Radon: Risks and realities

Radon: Risks and realities

The Ontario Health Profile is a new way of describing the health status of Ontarians by focusing on key public health issues that have an impact on the whole of the population.

Do you know how to protect your lungs?

Do you know how to protect your lungs?

Take the Lung Association’s quiz on radon to learn how to protect your lungs.

 
 
 
 
 
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