Senior Wellness Center to have Radon Prevention
by Damon Poirier
August 27, 2014 12:00 AM | 2292 views | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta, will have Radon Prevention for seniors ages 55-plus from 11 a.m. to noon on Sept. 9.

The second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., behind tobacco, is related to radon. Nearly 22,000 deaths a year, 800 in Georgia, are caused by radon and its effects. Radon is a gas released from the soil that can easily enter homes through foundations and well water sources.

The Cobb County/UGA Cooperative Extension Services will teach simple steps to prevent becoming another radon related statistic. The event is free, but registration is required. Call (770) 528-5355.

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Holden Caulfield
August 27, 2014
Why is this just for seniors? Are my tax dollars paying for it? Once again government is catering to special interests with my and everyone else's money.
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