A California judge is requiring cancer warning labels on coffee. So we thought we’d take look at some of the other highly improbable risks associated with your cup of joe. We love a good cup of coffee at Risk Bites. So we were rather dismayed to discover that California judge William le Jeunesse ha
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If you're breathing radioactive radon gas, how dangerous is it?, and what's the likelihood of you getting lung cancer? Risk Bites looks at radon safety, and the potential harm that being exposed to this radioactive gas can cause . #radon #risk #safety #exposure USEFUL LINKS US Environmental Protection Agency: Health Risk of Radon. https://www.epa.gov/radon/health-risk-radon National Cancer Institute Radon fact sheet. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/radon/radon-fact-sheet EPA Assessment of Risk from Radon in Homes. https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-05/documents/402-r-03-003.pdf World Health Organization Handbook on Indoor Radiation. http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/44149/9789241547673_eng.pdf?sequence=1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Radon in the Home. https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/radiation/brochure/profile_radon.htm Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) information on Radon. https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/PHS/PHS.asp?id=405&tid=71 ASU Risk Innovation Lab: http://riskinnovation.asu.edu School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University http://sfis.asu.edu RISK BITES LITE Risk Bites Lite videos are shorter and lighter than regular Risk Bites videos - perfect for an injection of fun thoughts when you're not in the mood for anything too heavy! RISK BITES Risk Bites videos are devised, created and produced by Andrew Maynard, in association with the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society (http://sfis.asu.edu). They focus on issues ranging from risk assessment and evidence-based decision making, to the challenges associated with emerging technologies and opportunities presented by public interest technology. Risk Bites videos are produced under a Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA Backing track: Sunny Breakfast, by Dominik Schwarzer. https://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty-free-tracks/i-love-cheese Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites
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