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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Possible Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Biologic Systems.

Possible health effects of exposure to residential electric and magnetic fields.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-05447-8

1. Electromagnetic fields—Health aspects. 2. Electromagnetism—Physiological effect. I. Title.

RA569.3.N378 1997

612'.01442—dc21 96-51230

Copyright 1997 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.

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