Home-based silent killer: Radon gas, known to be the leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoke, is found in surprising number of homes

There is a home based silent killer known as radon gas. This is known to be the leading cause of lung cancer right after cigarette smoke. It is also found in a lot of homes, and this fact may be surprising to people. If you have not already tested your home for radar gas, then you may want to look into trying it out.

Key Takeaways:

  • Radon gas in our homes are dangerous and wants us to check for our own benefit. Its supposed to be in 1 in 8 homes in alberta, canada.
  • Recruitment of people known as citizen scientists who were used to test their homes for radon. It gave a survey so it can be assessed for other homes.
  • Radon can come into homes in many different ways. Some of these ways include cracks in solid floors and walls, construction joints, gaps in suspended floors, gaps around service pipes, cavities inside walls, and the water supply.

“Radon gas is known to be the leading cause of cancer next to cigarette smoking.”