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Discuss the possible health effects that have been associated with exposure to electric and magnetic fields and ionizing radiation. What methodological difficulties exist with respect to investigations of the health effects of these forms of radiation?

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Discuss the possible health effects that have been associated with exposure to electric and magnetic fields and ionizing radiation. What methodological difficulties exist with respect to investigations of the health effects of these forms of radiation?

In an occupational exposure study, there are reports that electromagnetic field (EMF) leads to various health problems. Wertheimer and Leeper suggested that occupational exposure to magnetic fields may be carcinogenic ( Wertheimer & Leeper, 1979). There is an association between electrical jobs and leukemia risk as reported by Milham (Milham, 1982). There are many studies after the Milham study that showed and association between EMF and various diseases. The studies also include personal magnetic field monitoring for the measurement of exposure to electric and magnetic fields. The disease that were associated with exposure to electric field include all leukemia, brain cancer, breast cancer, central nervous sytem tumors, and other cancers. The jobs that has ...

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The solution discusses the possible health effects that have been associated with exposure to electric and magnetic fields and ionizing radiation.

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