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Radon Risks and Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers

Radon is a radioactive gas that comes naturally from soil and rocks. Breathing in radon over many years can cause lung cancer. Exposure to radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, so it is important to understand how to protect yourself and your family. Explore the data story below to learn about lung cancer risks and testing your home for radon.

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