Radon In Our House | What We Did

How I See It

The purpose of this post is to inform, not frighten. Thoughts of radon gas in the home conjures up fear in many people. Reading to learn about it can be challenging. There are many so stories, reports, publications, companies, and anecdotes that making good sense out of them is difficult. It seemed important to document our story to help others have a clearer idea of the correct information so they can make well-informed decisions.



In the spring of 2014, I attended three Mini-Med School sessions for the public offered by the U of IA College of Medicine, about research they are doing on cancer. Presenters told of their efforts to understand the disease, decode its behavior, and how the public benefits from their research. A presenter the second week spoke about lung cancer. Because we live in Iowa, the subject of radon infiltration into homes was part of the discussion. Radon is…

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2 thoughts on “Radon In Our House | What We Did

  1. Thread crazy

    So glad you all were able to mediate the situation where the radon was reduced to tolerable levels, especially in Melanie’s area. While we don’t have that much problem with radon in our area, I am aware of it being a problem in other parts of the country. Good blog.

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    1. Jim in IA Post author

      Thank you. She deserves to be safe as she does her creative and wonderful pieces. I’m glad you have few problems with it.

      Thanks for your visit and comments.

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