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Reduce Cancer Risk Factors in Your Environment

Posted by John on September 20th, 2008

Cancer is now the leading cause of death worldwide. While there is a genetic component to cancer, you can reduce your risk greatly by exercising regularly, eating healthy foods, and avoiding carcinogens in your environment.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) points out the most common environmental carcinogens:

Air Pollution

radon detectionRadon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that forms in soil and rock, and it can build up to dangerous levels in your home undetected. Exposure to radon is a known cause of lung cancer, and this stealthy gas may kill over 30,000 Americans per year. Install a radon detection kit to protect your family. Learn more about environmental carcinogens