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Going blind with environmentally friendly lightbulbs

Going blind with environmentally friendly lightbulbs

By Sun, Nov 20, 2011 6:03PM UTC Comments Off Going blind with environmentally friendly lightbulbs

This little news story has not received a lot of attention, but it probably deserves more: Instances of eye disease could increase as a result of the global trend towards replacing incandescent globes with energy-efficient fluorescent ones. A new study out of The Australian National University has found fluorescent lighting may cause a 12% rise...