National Radon Action Month Reminds Residents to Test Homes, Schools and Buildings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools and other buildings for radon. This is important as the EPA reports that although there are no immediate symptoms from exposure to radon, exposure in the indoor air over time is estimated to cause about 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States alone. – – While many people are aware that radon is a radioactive gas and it can en…

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National Radon Action Month Reminds Residents to Test Homes, Schools and Buildings