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Epidemiological evidence for a health risk from mobile phone base stations

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Epidemiological evidence for a health risk from mobile phone base stations. / Khurana, V. G; Hardell, L; Everaert, Joris; Bortkiewicz, A; Carlberg, M; Ahonen, M.

In: International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2010, p. 263-267.

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Khurana, VG, Hardell, L, Everaert, J, Bortkiewicz, A, Carlberg, M & Ahonen, M 2010, 'Epidemiological evidence for a health risk from mobile phone base stations', International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 263-267.

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Khurana, V. G., Hardell, L., Everaert, J., Bortkiewicz, A., Carlberg, M., & Ahonen, M. (2010). Epidemiological evidence for a health risk from mobile phone base stations. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 16(3), 263-267.

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Khurana, V. G ; Hardell, L ; Everaert, Joris ; Bortkiewicz, A ; Carlberg, M ; Ahonen, M. / Epidemiological evidence for a health risk from mobile phone base stations. In: International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2010 ; Vol. 16, No. 3. pp. 263-267.

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