Radon and Smoking

We all associate lung cancer with cigarette smoke. But there is a natural gas, referred to as the “silent killer,” that also causes lung cancer – RADON. It’s actually the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in the United States and is responsible for 21,000 deaths each year.

But let’s go back to cigarette smoke. What if you are a smoker and live in a home with elevated radon levels? The radon risk if you smoke…

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Source: Environmental Protection Agency’s Home Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Radon

If you are a smoker, please quit! We recently came across a great image that illustrated what happens when a smoker quits. It’s a 15 year timeline.

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If you have questions, please contact Radon Diva! We are here to help you understand radon and its health effects.

 

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