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A Citizen’s Guide to Radon: The Guide To Protecting Yourself And Your Family From Radon

Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That’s because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. Only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths. If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, your risk of lung cancer is especially high.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-04-11 17:27:12
Description Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That’s because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. Only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths. If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, your risk of lung cancer is especially high.
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Source U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Radon, Test, Health
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-04-11 16:48:27
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Date Last Modified 2011-04-11 17:27:12
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-04-11 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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