We are all aware of the push to use compact fluorescent light bulbs in order to replace incandescent bulbs. Many of us have also heard about the potential safety issues were one of the bulbs were to break during its placement or removal. The area would then need to be treated like a miniature toxic area in order to decrease damage from the contents of the bulb. Well, recent literature shows that these curly bulbs are not so good for our skin. When compared to old fashioned bulbs, they appear to potentially increase our risk of skin cancer. Something new we need to worry about!

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