These green light bulbs may be putting your health at risk
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Amanda Junker: Compact fluorescent bulbs are green, so they must be the healthiest option. Right? Wrong, the environmental consultant we spoke with, recommends avoiding CFLs, because they make dirty electricity, which has been linked to cancer. These bulbs are more energy efficient due to a change in the current. And this manipulation creates a loudly fluctuating and potentially dangerous electromagnetic field that radiates into the environment and can also back up into your home or office wiring. Choose LEDs or incondensable bulbs instead. So light your home without worrying about health risks. Check back tomorrow for another 60-Second Solutions. Now that's a bright idea.

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