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Research Suggests Light Emitted From Screens Can Do Serious Harm

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In a fascinating article on Gigaom, Elizabeth Armstrong Moore explains the research that's coming out about the adverse affects of blue light (such as those emitted from computer and phone screens) on people's health.

She writes, "The latest research, in fact, overwhelmingly suggests that delayed production of melatonin due to blue light exposure at night is causing far more problems than insomnia, from diabetes and certain types of cancer to lupus and migraine headaches. Optometrists are even seeing high levels of retinal stress in young people that could lead to the early onset of macular degeneration, which in extreme cases can cause near blindness."

Read the full story here.

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