The Effects of Radiation Leaking from Microwave Ovens


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Simple kitchen experiments can confirm that microwaves leak from microwave ovens during operation, but do they pose a health risk?

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My last video Are Microwaves Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Are-Microwaves-Safe) talks about some of the other indirect hazards, in case you missed it.

What about cell phone radiation? Check out my videos Does Cell Phone Radiation Cause Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Cell-Phone-Radiation-Cause-Cancer) and Cell Phone Brain Tumor Risk? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Cell-Phone-Brain-Tumor-Risk).

The greatest radiation exposure may be from diagnostic medical radiation, though. See Cancer Risk from CT Scan Radiation (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cancer-risk-from-ct-scan-radiation) and Do Dental X-Rays Cause Brain Tumors? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-dental-x-rays-cause-brain-tumors).

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