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Last month, researchers from the State University of New York at Stony Brook showed in a paper that tiny defects in the bulbs can let through UV light that can damage skin cells and lead to cancer.
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Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York State discovered healthy skin exposed to light from CFL bulbs experienced the same kind of damage that is found with ultraviolet radiation.
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Being too close to energy-saving light bulbs could cause skin reddening because of ultraviolet light emissions, health experts have warned.
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