Lead, a Giant Pain in the Asteroid

Ancient Romans knew that lead posed risk Contrary to popular belief, the ancient Romans understood that lead could be harmful. During the reign of the second emperor, Vitruvius wrote in his eighth volume on architecture, “Water conducted through earthen pipes is more wholesome than that through lead; indeed, that conveyed in lead must be injurious.” […]

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The Invisible Killer in Your Home: Radon

We are in a continual battle to protect our fragile alveoli every day.  Escaping into a climate controlled building can protect us from criteria air pollutants, but puts us at risk for a much more dangerous gas.  Like it’s cousin carbon monoxide, radon is also a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas.  What sets radon apart lies […]

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