Charlotte Ahrens http://wxpr.org en In Winter, Your Home Could Be Sheltering Radon http://wxpr.org/post/winter-your-home-could-be-sheltering-radon <p>It’s National Radon Week.&nbsp; Health officials are reminding people to get their homes tested for the dangerous gas to prevent long term exposure.</p><p>Oneida County Public Health Nurse Charlotte Ahrens&nbsp;says the problem with radon is that it’s colorless and odorless.</p><blockquote><p>“People have no indicators they they’re being exposed to this gas.&nbsp; The gas is produced by a breakdown of uranium in soil, and in rock and in water.”</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:50:50 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9762 at http://wxpr.org In Winter, Your Home Could Be Sheltering Radon