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What are EMF’s August 17, 2006

Posted by healthyself in 12000 volts, 500 Volts, 5000 volts, 60 Hz Magnetic Fields, Atmospheric Pressure, Blogroll, Cell phone industry, Cell phone safety, Cell phone towers, Electromagnetic pollution, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, Emergency Medicine, EMF Research, EMF's, Employees, EMR, Environment, Funding, Grants, Health related, High Frequencies, high voltage transmission lines, Medical Research, Microwave exposure, mobile telephones, Noise, Public Policy, radiation, Research, Risk Factor, Risk of Disease, Safe Levels, VDT, Waves.
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When referring to electromagnetic frequencies, we open up a large topic which includes jargon from many fields of interest. Some EMF’s are produced naturally from the earth. These are not harmful, and in fact, can be beneficial. Other EMF’s are produced through various man-made or man-engineered processes, such as video display terminals, computer monitors and the like. Some of emitted frequencies can be harmful, especially in certain amounts. There is much discussion about where the boundaries are as to what is helpful, harmful or destructive.

Researchers are looking at this from different perspectives. Studies are done with various voltages. You might read about EMF’s being described in any of these ways:

Electromagnetic Field

10 Hz

12 mG

12000 volts

2uW/cm2

50 Hz

50/60 Hz

500 Volts

5000 volts

60 Hz Magnetic Fields

60 Hz Magnetic Fields

Bioelectromagnetics

Electric Fields

Electricity

Electromagnetic Field Interactions

Electromagnetic Radiation

Electropollution

ELF

EELF

Extremely Low Frequency

High Transmission Lines

Low-Intensity Microwaves

Magnetic Field Effect

Magnetic Fields

Magnetism

Microwave Effects

Microwave Electromagnetic Fields

Microwave Enhancement

Microwave exposure

Microwaves

Modulated VHF fields

Non-Ionizing Microwave Radiation

Perverse Energy

Power Transmission Lines

Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields

Radio Frequency Range

Radio Transmitters

Radio Wave Radiation

Radiobiology

Radiofrequency

Radio-Frequency

Radiofrequency fields

Radiofrequency reduction

Resonance Effect

RF Electromagnetic Radiation

Television Transmitters

UHF Generators

Ultrahigh Frequencies

VDT

Video Display Terminals

Weak magnetic fields

Medium Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

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