Energy-Efficient CFL Bulbs Cause Skin Damage Say ResearchersSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 13:37
By Caroline May | Daily Caller
New research funded by the National Science Foundation has scientists warning consumers about the potentially harmful effects energy-saving CFL light bulbs can have on skin.
The warning comes based on a study conducted by Stony Brook University and New York State Stem Cell Science — published in the June issue of Photochemistry and Photobiology — which looked at whether and how the invisible UV rays CFL bulbs emit affect the skin.
Based on the research, scientists concluded that CFL light bulbs can be harmful to healthy skin cells.
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