There is one way to reduce your risk of lung cancer that you probably don't even know about.
Indoor radon levels can significantly increase your odds of getting lung cancer.
Testing your home for radon can help protect you and your family from a critical cause of lung cancer.
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), exposure to radon in homes accounts for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
That's not even close to the 480,000 deaths a year caused by smoking, but it's still a significant amount of casualties.
And radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer in people who don't smoke.
So, if you find out you've been exposed to radon in your home over a long period of time, should you rush to see your doctor?
Take a closer look in the article below.
Radon is clearly a dangerous threat to your life in high doses. However, is it ever safe or even beneficial to your health? Find out by reading our blog post: Can Radon Be Good for You?