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Blog Title: What is radon?

Main Que: What is radon?

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  • Query By: Abigail Green (Toledo, OH)
  • Date: 08/23/2016

Answer: It is a toxic gas that forms as result of radioactive decay of radium. They are found in rocks beneath the building or in certain kinds of rocks. Radon is found to be one of the causes of deaths due to lung cancer. There are tests to detect the presence of radon in the air. There are measures which are to be taken to minimize its levels.

  • Replied By: Bob Baker (Austin, TX)
  • Replied Date: 09/01/2016