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Next door, set back grandly from Krome Avenue behind a small park that’s slated to triple in size, sits the architecturally distinctive new police station, which replaces an old HQ that was obsolete, cramped and infested with mold and radon.
Exposure to air pollution, asbestos, and radon gas can also cause lung cancer, as can a history of chest radiation, like from treatment from another type of cancer.
Patients soaked in irradiated water and inhaled radon directly through tubes.
Airborne and environmental hazards are also excluded, meaning radon, lead paint and asbestos tests are not conducted in a general inspection.
Other environmental health services, such as lead abatement, radon, vermin control, and others will remain with the public-health nurses.
The health department also provides free radon screening tests.
And houses without the proper ventilation systems can circulate such gases as radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can damage DNA and cause cancer.
The source of the radiation was a hot spring that emanated radon.
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First Known Use: 1918See Words from the same year
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