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...

How To Avoid The Dangers Associated With Radon Exposure

Surely, we don’t have to inform you about the dangers of smoking cigarettes. It’s common knowledge that the numerous chemicals in cigarettes make smoking more than a nasty habit. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. While quitting is...

Exposing The Dangers Of Airborne Asbestos

Asbestos is deadly. When you really think about it, it’s hard to believe that, for so many years, the toxic material was used as an insulation source in the construction of homes and other buildings. Thankfully, the federal government has imposed a ban on asbestos....