Study associates prenatal EMF exposure with risk in children

08/1/2011 | WebMD

Children born to mothers who had prenatal high exposure to electromagnetic fields from household appliances and other devices were 350% more likely to develop asthma, while those born to mothers with medium exposure were 74% more likely to have the condition compared with those born to mothers with low exposure, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. An outside expert said that the study was well done and that its findings are "surprising" and warrant further research.

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