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(HelenaIR.com)   Radon gas is a dangerous radioactive element that's a public health hazard--except in Montana, where people suffering a range of ailments still pay hard cash to descend into mine shafts and spend hours bathing in the stuff   (helenair.com) divider line
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2021-07-31 5:28:55 PM  
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2021-07-31 5:40:43 PM  
It gives them a healthy "glow"
 
2021-07-31 5:55:21 PM  
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2021-07-31 5:56:07 PM  
Try the home version. Supercharge your farts with the healing powers of Radon.
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2021-07-31 6:35:57 PM  
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2021-07-31 8:21:39 PM  
Considering that it is Montana, inhaling Radon gas is probably one of your better choices.
 
2021-07-31 8:45:29 PM  
How is this even legal? How are people this stupid? I can't even...
 
2021-07-31 8:57:32 PM  

KarmicDisaster: Considering that it is Montana, inhaling Radon gas is probably one of your better choices.


People in West Virginia smoke meth, because it's cleaner than the air.
 
2021-07-31 9:09:46 PM  
This is even dumber than curing fevers with leeches.
 
2021-07-31 9:33:02 PM  
Farkin' AMD

I swear they can't stop shiatting things up
 
2021-07-31 9:40:36 PM  
Twice a year, Brian Tichenor makes the 1,200-mile drive each way from his home in Kansas to a defunct uranium mine in Montana, where he takes an elevator 85 feet below the surface to sit amid radioactive radon gas to ease the pain from his chronic eye condition.

While likely driving through Colorado, where weed is so legal they throw it at you when you cross the border.  I've heard it's good for chronic pain.
 
2021-07-31 9:41:21 PM  
Instead of visiting some dank mine, try:
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2021-07-31 9:56:06 PM  
I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill
 
2021-07-31 9:57:39 PM  

waxbeans: I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill


But it's "natural" radon.  Anything natural is good for you, not like that filthy artificial radon scientists put in your basement.
 
2021-07-31 9:58:07 PM  

waxbeans: I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill


Chemotherapy kills, too.

They just focus an exact amount of radiation on a very specific spot (the cancer blob) and hope it kills the cancer faster than it kills you.
 
2021-07-31 10:02:17 PM  
Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer, behind cigarettes.
Take that shiat seriously and circulate the air in your basement.
 
2021-07-31 10:04:12 PM  

Lsherm: This is even dumber than curing fevers with leeches.


When I was in Istanbul you could find road-side salesmen with big buckets of leeches for sale. It's still a thing, and to be fair, it apparently has some legitimate medical use. When I got an infected blister a couple years ago I got blood poisoning; you could see bright red streaks growing from the wound up my veins.

The doctor installed a "drain" which was essentially cutting an inch-long incision in my leg then jamming in about 50 feet of gauze. "Wait, are you telling me you're bleeding out the bad humors?" and he pretty much said "That's not how we phrase it, but yes"
 
2021-07-31 10:04:20 PM  
Theres nothing in the constitution about public health hazards so I'll be damned if I'm going to let liberals stop me from shoving radon up my ass.
 
2021-07-31 10:04:43 PM  

Bondith: waxbeans: I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill

But it's "natural" radon.  Anything natural is good for you, not like that filthy artificial radon scientists put in your basement.


😂😂😂

Come on man it's like free chemo
 
2021-07-31 10:04:46 PM  
This is next level essential oils.
 
2021-07-31 10:05:12 PM  

Dustin_00: waxbeans: I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill

Chemotherapy kills, too.

They just focus an exact amount of radiation on a very specific spot (the cancer blob) and hope it kills the cancer faster than it kills you.


Holy fark.
 
2021-07-31 10:05:45 PM  

Bondith: waxbeans: I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill

But it's "natural" radon.  Anything natural is good for you, not like that filthy artificial radon scientists put in your basement.


Any frequency below blue light is EM radiation that is unlikely to zap anything. particles, they generally depend on how much radioisotopes you eat.

Basically with cavemen it was a compromise between the radon they inhaled and the cosmic rays the earth shields from.  Maybe here too if the radon is low enough.
 
2021-07-31 10:05:47 PM  

SumoJeb: Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer, behind cigarettes.
Take that shiat seriously and circulate the air in your basement.


But that's where I keep my hairy fatter brother he's happy with his computer down there
 
2021-07-31 10:06:33 PM  

Karma Chameleon: Theres nothing in the constitution about public health hazards so I'll be damned if I'm going to let liberals stop me from shoving radon up my ass.


Yeah I'm a big believer letting people do pretty much whatever they want I find an interest the people that want to do the craziest things won't let me do cocaine
 
2021-07-31 10:06:40 PM  
Rad on.
 
2021-07-31 10:09:56 PM  

TheReject: Lsherm: This is even dumber than curing fevers with leeches.

When I was in Istanbul you could find road-side salesmen with big buckets of leeches for sale. It's still a thing, and to be fair, it apparently has some legitimate medical use. When I got an infected blister a couple years ago I got blood poisoning; you could see bright red streaks growing from the wound up my veins.

The doctor installed a "drain" which was essentially cutting an inch-long incision in my leg then jamming in about 50 feet of gauze. "Wait, are you telling me you're bleeding out the bad humors?" and he pretty much said "That's not how we phrase it, but yes"


I know there are legitimate uses, that's why I chose "fever" and not someone you could actually use leeches for, like draining a wound or clearing out an infection. They're also probably pretty good at cleaning out snakebites.
 
2021-07-31 10:11:46 PM  
 What Rae Dawn looks like:

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Okay, what she used to look like.
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2021-07-31 10:11:55 PM  

Lsherm: TheReject: Lsherm: This is even dumber than curing fevers with leeches.

When I was in Istanbul you could find road-side salesmen with big buckets of leeches for sale. It's still a thing, and to be fair, it apparently has some legitimate medical use. When I got an infected blister a couple years ago I got blood poisoning; you could see bright red streaks growing from the wound up my veins.

The doctor installed a "drain" which was essentially cutting an inch-long incision in my leg then jamming in about 50 feet of gauze. "Wait, are you telling me you're bleeding out the bad humors?" and he pretty much said "That's not how we phrase it, but yes"

I know there are legitimate uses, that's why I chose "fever" and not someone you could actually use leeches for, like draining a wound or clearing out an infection. They're also probably pretty good at cleaning out snakebites.


They're good for holding wounds together IIRC.  Like stiches, but with less scaring.  They also improve blood flow to the area.

Wounds are maggots.  They only eat dead flesh, so prevent gangrene.
 
2021-07-31 10:14:48 PM  
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2021-07-31 10:17:25 PM  
These people are farking insane, 1900s throw back edition
 
2021-07-31 10:18:54 PM  
Radiation vacation
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2021-07-31 10:19:34 PM  

cretinbob: [Fark user image image 425x565]


Lumbago treatments are hard to come by.
 
2021-07-31 10:20:28 PM  

My Sober Alt: What Rae Dawn looks like:

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Okay, what she used to look like.
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These guys eat too much red meat!
 
2021-07-31 10:21:29 PM  
Placebos work. Even if you know they're placebos.
 
2021-07-31 10:21:49 PM  

My Sober Alt: What Rae Dawn looks like:


I'm impressed that there is somebody that doesn't look stupid when doing duckface.
 
2021-07-31 10:22:50 PM  

SumoJeb: Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer, behind cigarettes.
Take that shiat seriously and circulate the air in your basement.


One house we looked at was in a radon zone, but had never been tested. We put a bid in, conditional on the house inspection.  Four times the legal limit and the seller refused to do any mitigation. She also refused to fix the sewer line or the roof.  $65-100K on a $425k house.  Warp speed bail.

I don't think she understood that everything our inspector found had to be reveled to other potential buyers.
 
2021-07-31 10:24:29 PM  

dionysusaur: Placebos work. Even if you know they're placebos.


insaw that ted talk
 
2021-07-31 10:24:49 PM  
This was on the wall of a hotel converted into section 8 apartments (and since closed) in a town I lived in back in the early 80's.

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2021-07-31 10:26:53 PM  

leeksfromchichis: dionysusaur: Placebos work. Even if you know they're placebos.

insaw that ted talk


I listen(ed) to Penn's Sunday School.
 
2021-07-31 10:28:10 PM  

SumoJeb: Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer, behind cigarettes.
Take that shiat seriously and circulate the air in your basement.


What's a...basement?
 
2021-07-31 10:28:54 PM  

TheReject: Lsherm: This is even dumber than curing fevers with leeches.

When I was in Istanbul you could find road-side salesmen with big buckets of leeches for sale. It's still a thing, and to be fair, it apparently has some legitimate medical use. When I got an infected blister a couple years ago I got blood poisoning; you could see bright red streaks growing from the wound up my veins.

The doctor installed a "drain" which was essentially cutting an inch-long incision in my leg then jamming in about 50 feet of gauze. "Wait, are you telling me you're bleeding out the bad humors?" and he pretty much said "That's not how we phrase it, but yes"


Yep so much "shamanism" from the past has some pretty damn good marketing these days.

We just called the white robed shamans doctors these days.
 
2021-07-31 10:29:56 PM  

Karma Chameleon: Theres nothing in the constitution about public health hazards so I'll be damned if I'm going to let liberals stop me from shoving radon up my ass.


Fark is not your personal erotica site.
 
2021-07-31 10:31:30 PM  

Dustin_00: My Sober Alt: What Rae Dawn looks like:

I'm impressed that there is somebody that doesn't look stupid when doing duckface.


I mean, the big rocket launcher helps counter that
 
2021-07-31 10:31:44 PM  

SwiftFox: Bondith: waxbeans: I'll never understand this chemotherapy is radiation and yet all other radiations kill

But it's "natural" radon.  Anything natural is good for you, not like that filthy artificial radon scientists put in your basement.

Any frequency below blue light is EM radiation that is unlikely to zap anything. particles, they generally depend on how much radioisotopes you eat.

Basically with cavemen it was a compromise between the radon they inhaled and the cosmic rays the earth shields from.  Maybe here too if the radon is low enough.


Just need to survive long enough to breed.
 
2021-07-31 10:32:33 PM  

natazha: SumoJeb: Radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer, behind cigarettes.
Take that shiat seriously and circulate the air in your basement.

One house we looked at was in a radon zone, but had never been tested. We put a bid in, conditional on the house inspection.  Four times the legal limit and the seller refused to do any mitigation. She also refused to fix the sewer line or the roof.  $65-100K on a $425k house.  Warp speed bail.

I don't think she understood that everything our inspector found had to be reveled to other potential buyers.


Lol
 
2021-07-31 10:35:41 PM  
So while breathing radon, it's breaking down in your lungs. Let's see the daughters... Polonium, lead, bismuth... yeah, that's great stuff to have in your lungs.
 
2021-07-31 10:35:49 PM  

dionysusaur: leeksfromchichis: dionysusaur: Placebos work. Even if you know they're placebos.

insaw that ted talk

I listen(ed) to Penn's Sunday School.


also cromulent

the ted talk guy's hypothesis was the placebo effect was basically giving your body permission to heal.

In nature, if you get sick or injured, you are probably not in an ideal environment to devote your metabolism entirely to recovery. so, it's on the back burner. When you find a safe spot, you can lay down and really heal at full power. A placebo might send that signal, and that's why sugar water works as well as medicine sometimes even though there's no chemistry behind it.
 
2021-07-31 10:36:25 PM  

Lsherm: TheReject: Lsherm: This is even dumber than curing fevers with leeches.

When I was in Istanbul you could find road-side salesmen with big buckets of leeches for sale. It's still a thing, and to be fair, it apparently has some legitimate medical use. When I got an infected blister a couple years ago I got blood poisoning; you could see bright red streaks growing from the wound up my veins.

The doctor installed a "drain" which was essentially cutting an inch-long incision in my leg then jamming in about 50 feet of gauze. "Wait, are you telling me you're bleeding out the bad humors?" and he pretty much said "That's not how we phrase it, but yes"

I know there are legitimate uses, that's why I chose "fever" and not someone you could actually use leeches for, like draining a wound or clearing out an infection. They're also probably pretty good at cleaning out snakebites.


When I worked in trauma orthopedics in Harbor view, we used leeches to assist we limb reattachment, particularly fingers. Put them on the reunited finger and they inject an anticoagulant and pump blood through the area, perfusing the tissue.

Also, they're pretty neat looking when they're full (hiruda medicinals? Iirc). They're several colors of green, mustard, and rust in neat patterns.
 
2021-07-31 10:38:35 PM  

hardinparamedic: These people are farking insane, 1900s throw back edition


Yeah it really sucks that some people want to do something that has absolutely zero effect on you. The monsters!
 
2021-07-31 10:40:05 PM  

dionysusaur: Placebos work. Even if you know they're placebos.


Oh look, another anti-vaxxer.
 
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