Are you at risk from radon?
Find out all about this natural radioactive gas and its presence in our homes
Radon is a radioactive gas that is naturally produced on Earth. It exists everywhere and doesn't usually cause any problems, but if too much radon starts to build up in our homes, there can be serious consequences for our health. It's colorless, odorless, and tasteless, so it's easy to be caught off-guard. Therefore it's important to be informed about radon testing and what to do if high radon levels appear in your home or workplace.
There are easy ways to reduce the amount of radon accumulating, but it's essential to take action before it's too late. Radon exposure is one of the most common causes of lung cancer in the world, second only to smoking.
Click through this gallery to learn all about radon, the risks it poses, and what to do about it.
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