The Hazards of Extremely Low Frequency Radiation

November 1991
American Journal of Public Health;Nov91, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p1447
Academic Journal
The article stresses that extremely low frequency (ELF) radiation can cause disease. The American Industrial Hygiene Association warned people to avoid electromagnetic radiation although its biological effects are still unclear. Even the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can no longer say that ELF has no effect. ELF is a radiation of 50 to 60 Hertz from electric and magnetic fields that comes from appliances, wall wiring and ground currents. The magnetic radiation aspect of electromagnetic radiation is the source of possible adverse effects.


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