Water contamination is a serious health concern affecting millions of people each year across the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that some 7.2 million Americans get sick yearly from unsafe water. One serious yet understudied and underregulated water contaminant is radon, which produces adverse health effects, including cancer. This article provides all the information you need to know about radon and how you can protect your family from radon contamination.
Most of us don't think twice about turning on the tap and taking a sip of water. It's something we've been doing since we were babies, and it's such a natural part of our everyday lives that we don't even think about it. But what if I told you that the water running out of your tap right now could be harming your health?