Danger from the ground: Hardly anyone knows the second most common cause of lung cancer

A health risk is from the perspective of the Federal office for radiation protection (BfS) in Germany are not sufficiently known: And those by the radioactive Gas, Radon in dwellings.

"Radon is a serious risk to the health, because, after Smoking, Radon is the second leading cause of Lungenkrebs", BfS-President, Inge Paulini from the German press Agency said.

Many people don’t know that. It is often easy to protect. "For this you have to know whether the own apartment of the elevated Radon values is affected. This can be achieved with measurements easily feststellen", Paulini said. FOCUS Online wood charcoal or briquettes: BBQ expert explains what you really should use