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Radon in Schools

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Radon gas is an invisible threat to the health of people indoors everywhere. However, fewer people spend more time indoors than children in the classroom do, putting them at a greater risk to the risks of radon gas exposure than most. What risks do children run by being exposed to radon gas in schools? Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that possesses no smell, taste, or color, allowing it to build up in dangerous concentrations inside schools, homes, and offices.  Over time and given enough exposure, radon gas can cause lung cancer and other respiratory health issues. In fact, radon is...

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