CR3 News Magazine 2018 February: Black History Special Edition - Page 7

Radon

A naturally occurring radioactive gas and comes from the natural breakdown (radioactive decay) of uranium. It is usually found in igneous rock and soil, but in some cases, well water may also be a source of radon.

CONTENT

10 Early Results of Lung Cancer Screening in African American Population

12 Something in the Water: Too poor for clean running water?

18 Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans

22 A Poisonous Past: At Monticello Mill, the story of uranium's deadly legacy

26 Navajo Nation President Shelly Lauds $13.2 M for Cleanup of 16 Abandoned Uranium Mines

28 Stockbridge-Munsee

Community IAQ Committment

29 Hannahville Indian Community IAQ Program

35 My Name Is Twa-Le Abrahamson-Swan

39 Killer Gas: Why SA Homes Are Not Test For Radon

44 Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ By Birthplace

45 Dr. Hadiyah Green Wants To Use Lasers To Kill Cancer Cells

46 LungCancer In Africa: Challenges and Perspective

47 Broken Promises: The Failure of South Africa's Priority Areas for Air Pollution

49 Wolaita Sodo University: Indoor Radon Concentration and Its Health Hazard in the Dwellings

50 Lung Cancer Risks Due to the Radon in Cigarette Tobacco

52 Lowering the Risk for Lung Cancer (CANSA)

Uranium

A very heavy metal which has been used as an abundant source of concentrated energy for 60 years.

The Shinnecock Tribe

Afro Native Americans