Almost everyone has thrown over the traditional incandescent light bulb and made the switch to CFLs (Compact fluorescent lamps).  In fact, the production of incandescent bulbs has now ceased completely.  And while many proclaim the environmental benefit of CFLs, research has concluded that they may not be good for us. Aside from the obvious dangers

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Prior to the government-mandated phaseout of traditional incandescent light bulbs — the ones Thomas Edison perfected  — in favor of more energy-efficient compact florescent lights (CFLs), no one ever regarded a broken light bulb as a possible health hazard.  But all that changed once those curly-headed CFLs with neurotoxic mercury inside began to replace incandescents

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Can exposing yourself to a light bulb cause damage to your skin and even set the stage for life-threatening melanoma? The answer appears to be: quite possibly, if the light bulb in question is one of those new energy-efficient spiral-shaped compact fluorescent ones now being used by millions of households in keeping with a government-mandated

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  Last night, I finished up Expo West with 70,000 other seekers of the next new thing. I’m currently writing this overly-stimulated with every cell I have charged on a high alert. So I thought I’d take this minute to highlight a health concern that I have spoken about, but that wasn’t represented in fact

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I travel a lot, and whenever I see one of those curly-shaped, energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs in a hotel room, it gets me quite upset, because I realize how much we’ve been brainwashed into accepting a misguided form of lighting that’s doing us more harm than good. In fact, the more I learn

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