- Estimation of exposure to toxic releases using spatial interaction modeling. Conley, Jamison F. // International Journal of Health Geographics;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p20
Background: The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data are frequently used to estimate a community's exposure to pollution. However, this estimation process often uses underdeveloped geographic theory. Spatial interaction modeling provides a more...
- Deadly Radon in Montana? A Rebuttal To Dr. Larsson. Hart, John // Dose-Response;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p299
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- Clear the air. // Better Homes & Gardens;May2011, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p216
The article focuses on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) report that one out of 15 homes in the country have high levels of radon, an odorless radioactive gas which causes lung cancer.
- EPA releases new plan to prevent radon-related cancer deaths. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Feb2016, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the National Radon Action Plan: A Strategy for Saving Lives released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce radon exposure that causes lung cancer deaths in the U.S.
- EPA Action Plan to Reduce Radon Risk. // Professional Safety;Feb2016, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p15
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with others have outlined a plan for preventing lung cancer deaths due to radon exposure.
- Combatting the Crab. // Time;10/9/1972, Vol. 100 Issue 15, p103
The article focuses on the chances of survival for cancer patients in the U.S. The National Cancer Conference of National Cancer Institute (NCI) and American Cancer Society reveals that chances of surviving cancer have raised wherein three out five patients can live for five years. It also cites...
- Study: Spiral CT effective in detecting lung cancer. FORD, OMAR // Medical Device Daily;11/10/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 219, p1
The article offers information on the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), a national trial of screening methods for reducing deaths from lung cancer through its detection at a relatively early stage. Results showed 20% fewer lung cancer deaths among patients screened with low-dose helical...
- Deadly Radon in Montana? A Brief Note. Hart, John // Dose-Response;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p293
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- Measure Would Require Schools To Test for Radon. E. F. // Education Week;3/18/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 26, p24
The article reports that U.S. schools located in radon hot spots would be required to test the presence of the odorless gas in their buildings, under a bill adopted by the Senate. Health officials believe that exposure to radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer. Under a measure adopted...