The Silent Killer

Did you know that . . . Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer, after smoking? Approximately 20,000 cancer deaths each year are caused by radon? What is it? Radon is a radioactive gas that cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted and is found naturally around the country. When you breathe air containing radon, the sensitive cells in your airway are irritated, increasing your risk of getting lung cancer. Radon is found in the dirt and rocks beneath houses, in well water, a