Tag: lung cancer

Schools Need Radon Testing

GUEST POST from the January 18, 2023 PediaBlog by Dr. Ned Ketyer: Dr. Ketyer & Dash Every January during National Radon Action Month, the Children’s Environmental Health Network reminds us about the importance of testing our homes, schools, and businesses for the colorless, odorless, tasteless, naturally… Continue Reading “Schools Need Radon Testing”

STUDY: Fossil Fuel Pollution Likely Accelerates Lung Cancer

September 10, 2022 news headlines spelled it out: “The latest work unveils this mechanism through a series of meticulous experiments showing that cells carrying dormant mutations can turn cancerous when exposed to PM2.5 particles. The pollutant is the equivalent of the ignition spark on… Continue Reading “STUDY: Fossil Fuel Pollution Likely Accelerates Lung Cancer”

GUEST POST – Cancer and the Environment

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on July 22, 2021. “Cancers ravage people in Southwestern Pennsylvania. As community leaders, parents and caregivers, health care providers, business owners, researchers, advocates—we all want to do everything we can to support them and prevent others from having to face a… Continue Reading “GUEST POST – Cancer and the Environment”