Illinois families are being urged to check their homes for radon this month.  It’s Radon Action Month, and state Emergency Management Agency spokesperson Patti Thompson says it’s a good time to make sure you don’t have dangerous levels of the colorless, odorless gas.

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Radon is the leading cause of cancer in non-smokers, and has been found in about 40% of Illinois homes tested.  For more information, click here:

www.radon.illinois.gov

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