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Do microwaves cause cancer? What are the health risks of microwaves?

If you ever thought about how a microwave works, you’ve probably wondered if they have dangerous health risks connected with them. A microwave heats up your food by using a high concentration of radiation in the form of microwaves the heat up the Microwave radiation is a dangerous thing.Microwave radiation is a dangerous thing.water in it. Radiation is definitely not a healthy thing for your body. Almost all forms of it can cause cancer, birth defects, and other serious problems. A microwave has only that little glass window between you and the radiation that’s going to work on your food. While no studies have shown conclusively that microwaves cause cancer or other health risks, it’s better to be safe than sorry. You can greatly reduce the chances of health issues by simply standing further away from the microwave while it’s on. The inverse square law in physics says higher distance from the source of radiation greatly reduces its power and effects. An even better idea is to wait in another room while your food heats up as the power of radiation is greatly reduced when going through solid objects such as walls.

by Olivia Wilson on Sat, 01/16/2010 - 20:52

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