LightAware is compiling a selection of articles on issues of light and health from newspapers, magazines and specialist publications in the UK.
|March 14, 2009 | Low-energy light bulbs can cause rashes and swelling | Mail Online The phasing out of traditional light bulbs could cause misery for thousands who have light-sensitive skin disorders, medical experts warned yesterday. Read More >|
|October 26, 2008 | Glaring Error | Private Eye Unfortunately the lighting triggered migraines for Dr Joan Mumby, a Senior lecturer in pharmacology Read More >|
|October 9, 2008 | UV light fear over ‘green’ bulbs | BBC News Being too close to energy-saving light bulbs could cause skin reddening because of ultraviolet light emissions, health experts have warned. Read More >|
|January 6, 2008 | An energy saving bulb has gone – evacuate the room now! | Mail Online Mail Online “Energy-saving light bulbs are […] Read More >|
|January 4, 2008 | Low-energy bulbs “worsen rashes” | BBC website The switch to energy-saving light bulbs may put thousands at risk of painful skin reactions, health charities warn. Read More >|
|September 6, 2007 | Fluorescent lights giving pupils headaches | The Telegraph Children are increasingly being put at risk of headaches because of the amount of fluorescent lighting in schools Read More >|