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Is truth that fluorescent bulbs are dangerous for health and also contains a significant amount of mercury ?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not really
Fluorescent bulbs do contain small amounts of mercury but not nearly enough to create a health hazard.
Additionally, the newer compact fluorescent bulbs contain plastic sleeves around the light to contain any mercury should the bulb shatter.

In brief: Not really
Fluorescent bulbs do contain small amounts of mercury but not nearly enough to create a health hazard.
Additionally, the newer compact fluorescent bulbs contain plastic sleeves around the light to contain any mercury should the bulb shatter.
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