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Panel Finds EMFs Pose No Threat

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Science  08 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5289, pp. 910
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5289.910


A National Research Council report concludes that ordinary exposure to electromagnetic fields from power lines and household appliances does not cause cancer, neurobehavioral disorders, or reproductive and developmental problems. But the debate over EMFs is unlikely to be put to rest.