Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in individuals who have never smoked and the second leading cause of lung cancer overall. Radon cannot be seen, smelt or tasted and can be found in any type or age of home. Nearly 1 out of every 15 homes in the United States is estimated to have elevated radon levels. In wintertime, Radon levels increase, due to decreased air circulation within homes. This week, Rebecka Hullinger, a Summit County Environmental Health Scientist talks with us about the importance of testing for Radon gas in your home.
SCHC006: Radon 101 with Environmental Health Scientist Rebecka Hullinger