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What does a radon level of 3pCi/L in a home mean. Should you be concerned about a radon exposure at this level? Why or Why not?

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The concentration of radon gas is not measured directly, but rather by the radioactivity it produces. It is expressed in picoCuries per liter of air, or "pCi/L". A Curie is a unit of radioactivity equivalent to 1 gram of radium and the prefix "pico" means a trillionth. In Canada, ...