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Electromagnetic Fields

  • By: Ricardo Mexia M.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are physical fields that are produced by electrically charged objects. Electric fields are produced by stationary charges and magnetic fields are created when electric current flows. These fields interact with close-by charged objects thus affecting their ...

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