Do electric blankets affect the heart?

Answer Electric blankets present little or no risk to the human heart, according to the American Heart Association, and no adverse effects on the human heart have been reported. Electric blankets can, how... Read More »

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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 »

Can electric blankets cause cancer?

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 »

Are electric blankets safe to use?

On One Hand: Electric blankets are saferElectric blankets are safer to use than other heating products, including space heaters, according to Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Services. Electric blank... Read More »