Radon: An invisible hazard that may be found in your home The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that 3,000 Canadians have died from lung cancer that was caused by high levels of radon within the bloodstream.  Many surveys have been conducted throughout the years and one finding is evident: the majority of citizens are unaware of the health implications of radon or even of its potential existence in homes. What is Radon? Colourless and odourless, radon is a natural radioactive gas that’s harmful properties can be emitted through soil. Scientifically, radon forms when uranium in soil breaks down. When the…

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