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LED Lights May Harm Your Health

Eye health is at risk from the phototoxic blue-rich light and excess luminance emitted from many LED light sources. Argus/Adobe

Eye health is at risk from the phototoxic blue-rich light and excess luminance emitted from many LED light sources. Argus/Adobe

By Kyra Xavia

Studies are finding several health consequences from LED light exposure. With their installation continuing apace in homes and cityscapes, critics are calling for clinical trials along with greater diligence from the lighting industry.

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