Radon and Your Health
Protect Your Family from Radon
Radon is a gas that your can’t see, smell, or taste, but it can be dangerous. It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
Radon is in the ground naturally. But sometimes it gets into homes through cracks in the floors or walls.
- Page last reviewed: January 23, 2017
- Page last updated: January 23, 2017
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- National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects
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