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Killer Countertops?

The New York Times reports in an article today that granite countertops may emit elevated levels of high levels of radon and radiation. Radon can cause lung cancer. "It's not that all granite is dangerous," the paper quotes one expert as saying, "But I've seen a few that might heat up your Cheerios a little."

As the article points out at its end, there could be a batch of litigation cooking in the kitchen.