What Types Of Cancers Are Caused By Asbestos Exposure?

Back on December 30, 2018, the toxic substance known as asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. The federal government introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations which prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as...

Just How Dangerous Is Radon Anyway?

It can be argued that radon is a pretty weird gas. But it’s not weird due to its smell – because you can’t smell it. It doesn’t look funny – because you can’t see it. However, radon can cause some serious health problems for you and your family if it is found in...

Why Quitting Cigarette Smoking May Be More Important Now Than Ever

The current ways in which we live our lives are unprecedented. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of us are staying at home and practicing social distancing. Naturally, the more time we spend at home, the more we are around our family members. For...

What Diseases Are Caused By Crystalline Silica Exposure?

CAREX Canada is an organization of researchers and specialists that provides knowledge about Canadians’ exposures to known and suspected carcinogens. In a report to the Canadian Cancer Society, CAREX (which stands for CARcinogen Exposure) Canada reveals that studies...

What Makes Radon So Hazardous To Our Health?

Radon is a colourless and odourless gas which is produced naturally by the breakdown of uranium in the ground. When out in the open air, it doesn’t present much of a health hazard. However, radon is known to find its way into our homes through cracks in foundation...