Health Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation

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Electrical energy enters into the operation of a myriad industrial, scientific, medical, community and house equipment and appliances. The accompanying electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are partially transformed into radiation that affects human health. This research investigates the potential health hazards of radiation emanating from electric power lines. The research is based on studies by research organizations and on practical field measurements. The study includes investigation of electromagnetic radiation from high-voltage electric lines in inhabited areas in an urban environment, and provides some measurements in test locations in a typical city. The results are benchmarked against recommended safety levels.

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Rifai, A. and Hakami, M. (2014) Health Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2, 1-12. doi: 10.4236/jbm.2014.28001.

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