Is radon dangerous?
Exposure to radon increases your risk of developing lung cancer. It is among the leading causes of lung cancer deaths in the United States, in fact, second only to smoking. The EPA estimates that 14,000 people in the United States die each year from lung cancer due to radon exposure. The EPA recommends that if your home has annual radon concentrations at or above their guideline of 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/l) steps should be taken to reduce the radon level to below 4 pCi/l.

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1. What is radon?
2. Is radon dangerous?
3. Do many homes have high levels of radon?
4. Why do Minnesota homes have more radon?
5. How does radon enter my home?
6. How can I check my home for radon?
7. Does smoking increase my health risks?