Fracking Dr. Jay Davidson

Fracking: Too Dirty, Too Dangerous, and Too Close to Home

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Fracking operations are intensive industrial activities. They use large volumes of chemicals and store vast amounts of hazardous, radioactive wastewater.  Dangerous and hazardous waste-producing hydraulic fracking is frequently done in close proximity to humans. This includes those at risk, such as infants, school children, the elderly,…

Radon in Home Dr. Jay Davidson

Radon: Is There a Radioactive Threat in Your Home?

Want to share this article? Visit our re-post guidelines. Article Summary: Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the environment. Radon exposure can lead to lung cancer, and the risk is significantly higher if cigarette smoke (even secondhand smoke) is a factor. Radioactive radon gas comes from the normal breakdown (decay) of radium, a radioactive…