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Radium

What is radium?

Radium is a chemical element that is highly radioactive, and is commonly found in uranium ore.

How does radium get into my drinking water?

Radium occurs naturally in soil and can erode into the water supply.

What are the health effects of radium?

Exposure to radium increases the risk of cancer. Ingesting radium can lead to bone cancer.