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Friday Not So Fun: Eco-Friendly Lightbulbs Cause Cancer

casper7 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 2:05 PM
It's the continuous exposure--we use this day after day after day--that will cause cancer. Plus how about your children being exposed to this toxin if it accidentally breaks--sure you can wipe it up--but all it does is spread and your children crawl in it, you walk in it bare foot, etc. Congress needs to stop making all these stupid laws. Of course, this is a way to justify their existence and pay raise.

Great news! Those eco-friendly light bulbs that you have to buy since incandescent bulbs are now outlawed, cause cancer according to a new study.

Money saving, compact fluorescent light bulbs emit high levels of ultra violet radiation, according to a new study. Research at Long Island’s Stony Brook found that the bulbs emit rays so strong that they can actually burn skin and skin cells.

“The results were that you could actually initiate cell death,” said Marcia Simon, a Professor of Dermatology.

Exposure to the bulbs could lead to premature...