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What does RA stand for?

RA stands for Radon

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com)-- Spectrum Inspection Group, a leading home and commercial building inspection firm located in Akron, Ohio, continues to expand its suite of services with the addition of radon testing, a service requiring special licensure in the state of Ohio.
Dear Editor: While attending the National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver, Rick Miklick, NEHAs credentialing coordinator, came to the Cancer Survivors Against Radon (CanSAR) booth, saw the pictures of the members of CanSAR on the display board--many of whom have died and are now with us in spirit only--and heard the story of CanSAR.
There's a tiny bit of radon in each breath of air we breathe (due to the geology of our region, we tend to get more than our share of radon exposure).
The WHO has launched the International Radon Project to educate the public about the hazards of this chemically inert, radioactive gas that occurs naturally in soils and rocks around the world.
Radon-induced lung cancer can be traced to 16th century miners in Europe; there is now world-wide concern that elevated radon progeny levels in dwellings may be implicated in lung cancer (1); however radon distribution throughout the body has been ignored until recently (2).
The overblown regulatory anxiety over radon Not since the original Psycho has there has been such intense concern about the dangers of showering.