Electromagnetic fields

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There has been considerable controversy over the past few years about whether or not exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) is harmful to our health.  Given the conflicting studies, we are not likely to have a definitive answer any time soon, particularly until studies on the effect of long-term, low-level EMFs have been completed.  However, the current bottom linepowerlines-200-300 on EMFs according to the World Health Organization (WHO) is that they have not been shown to cause an increase in adverse health effects.  The WHO adds, “However, some gaps in knowledge about biological effects exist and need further research.”

Electromagnetic fields have existed since the earth was first formed.  The earth’s own magnetic field, which is what makes a compass needle point north, and the electromagnetic radiation we receive every day from the sun were the only sources of EMFs for billions of years.  But ever since Thomas Edison invented the…

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