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October 16, 2008

Radon in the Home: Real Problem, Easy Solution

Mary Story

You can't detect it with any of the human senses and it's the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon is a harmful gas formed from the normal decaying of soil that spreads into homes. Bill Angell a professor and Extension housing specialist at the University of Minnesota weighs in.

He says the risks of radon are very real but the solution is easy and cheap.

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