Can electric blankets cause cancer?

Answer According to the National Cancer Institute, there is no research on cancer and the magnetic field exposure caused by consumer appliances such as electric blankets that supports a link between the t... Read More »

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Do electric blankets cause health problems?

Scientists do not agree on whether or not the electromagnetic field produced by electric blankets is harmful. Common sense is needed when using an electric blanket. Don't turn it up too high and do... Read More »

How to Clean Electric Blankets?

Used for anything from warming a cold bed to providing relief from nighttime ailments, electric blankets need periodic cleaning. Even though this type of blanket contains electrical wires, it is po... Read More »

Can you get electrocuted by electric blankets?

You can get electrocuted by an electric blanket if it has exposed wires, something that can happen if your blanket gets heavy use. Inspect the blanket regularly and replace it if you find any bare ... Read More »

Can diabetics use electric blankets?

On One Hand: Danger of BurnsDiabetics often have damaged nerves in their feet and legs, which may result in an inability to sense when something is too hot. Because of this, most electric blankets ... Read More »