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Do TETRA (Airwave) base station signals have a short-term impact on health and well-being? A randomized double-blind provocation study.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: "Airwave" is the new communication system currently being rolled out across the United Kingdom for the police and emergency services, based on the Terrestrial Trunked Radio Telecommunications System (TETRA). Some police officers have complained about skin rashes, nausea, headaches, and depression as a consequence of using their Airwave handsets. In addition, a small subgroup in the population self-report being sensitive to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) in general. OBJECTIVES: We ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1289/ehp.0901416

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Wallace, D More by this author
Ridgewell, A More by this author
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Journal:
Environmental health perspectives
Volume:
118
Issue:
6
Pages:
735-741
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1552-9924
ISSN:
0091-6765
URN:
uuid:e0200642-abc4-474d-b9d2-b272dba0450c
Source identifiers:
421295
Local pid:
pubs:421295

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