Did you knowâ€¦
Â·Â â€œRadon is a world-wide health risk in homesâ€ -World Health Organization
Â·Â â€œCumulative radon exposure is a significant risk factor for lung cancer in womenâ€ - Heartland Radon Research and Education Program
Â·Â â€œNearly 1 out of every 15 homes in the U.S. is estimated to have elevated radon levelsâ€ - Environmental Protection Agency
What is Radon?
Â·Â Toxic Radioactive gas
Â·Â Cannot be seen, felt, smelled orÂ tasted
Â·Â Produced from decay of uranium and radiumâ€”uranium isÂ prevalent in the earthâ€™s crust, as well as, soil, water,Â and rock
Â·Â Inhalation is the main route of radon into the body
Â·Â Measured in picocuries, whichÂ tell how many radioactive atoms inÂ a particular collection of atoms are giving off radiationâ€” in other wordsâ€”how much radon is in your homeâ€™s air
Â·Â Radon can be mitigated
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