Be A Good Friend

Be A Good Friend

August 6th, 2017

Keep your friends' health in mind on Friendship Day

(Lansing, MI, August 6th, 2017) — Hallmark created Friendship Day almost a century ago, but Americans largely forgot the new holiday within two decades. Nonetheless, it resurfaced in 2011 when U.N. officials designated July 30 as the International Day of Friendship. The global organization highlighted camaraderie's potential to solve many of the world's problems. This holiday provides an excellent opportunity to spend time with friends and find new ways to help them.

To celebrate Friendship Day, send a greeting card or pick up the phone. Tell someone what you really like about him or her. You could give your best friend a small gift and a hug. These actions cost little or nothing, yet they can truly make a big difference. It's also important to think about your friends' health on this occasion.

You can help promote healthy living with your presents and advice. If you give a gift card, choose a store or restaurant with nutritious foods. Consider buying products that will help a smoker stop using tobacco. You don't have to spend any money to warn friends about radon gas. This radioactive substance exists in most soil, and tiny openings in foundations allow it to invade numerous homes.

Radon doesn't trigger any immediate symptoms, but it has the ability to inflict serious medical harm in the long run. This gas represents the second most prevalent cause of lung cancer. It's particularly dangerous for friends who smoke cigarettes or cigars. A risk of stomach cancer also exists if this contaminant enters drinking water. Over 20,000 Americans die from radon exposure each year.

Although millions of homes contain excessive levels of this gas, many people possess little knowledge about the risks. Nearly two out of five citizens don't know that it can bring about cancer, according to Indiana University. People detect radon problems by analyzing indoor air and drinking water. Be sure to protect your friends by encouraging them to perform tests.

If an assessment reveals excessive radon levels in an indoor environment, a mitigation company can use various methods to reduce them. The best solution varies depending on a building's design and the severity of the problem. Professionals often decrease radon levels by installing fans and vents in affected areas. This equipment pulls the gas outdoors and allows it to disperse.

If your friend decides to check his or her home for radon, SWAT Environmental can supply a high-quality test kit. We also provide effective mitigation services. Our company has assisted people across the United States for nearly three decades. Customers can rely on our staff to deliver long-term solutions that genuinely protect their health. Please contact SWAT today to learn more about radon testing.

Company: SWAT Environmental
Address: 2631 Eaton Rapids Rd
City: Lansing
State: MI
Zip code: 48911
Telephone number: 1-800-667-2366
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