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Radiation question

  1. Jan 15, 2006 #1
    Do TV's and Monitors emit radiation that is harmful to humans?

    I'm in front of a computer screen for around 15 hours a day... for school, work, and entertainment purposes.

    At night, I always have my TV on and I need to fall asleep with it on. I usually set the sleep timer for 30 minutes after I fall asleep.

    So do these devices emit radiation that is harmful for humans?

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  3. Jan 15, 2006 #2
    The dangers are rather insignificant. Anything a tv or a monitor can throw at you is child's play compared to the background radiation earth is cooking you up with.
  4. Jan 15, 2006 #3


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    The jury is still out on this.

    One thing that is a risk though is eyestrain.
  5. Jan 15, 2006 #4
    i found some material regarding your question:

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