What is Radon and Why Is Radon Exposure Bad?

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What is Radon? Radon gas is a byproduct of the natural decay of uranium in the soil. Radon decay particles emit Alpha, Gamma, and Beta radiation. The Alpha particles in radon gas are particularly damaging to lungs when inhaled, and can cause lung cancer in humans and animals.  Studies by the Environmental Protection Agency have