Medicine: Are Americans Being Zapped?

The microwave controversy generates demands for action

Raymond V. Krabbenhoft, 54, of Sabin, Minn., has suffered three heart attacks and two strokes. Although his parents are alive at 89 and 82, he has had severe cataracts removed, is sterile, and must take two dozen pills a day. His problems, he insists, stem from his two years as an Army radar repairman on Iwo Jima during World War II when he was so severely exposed to microwaves that his brown hair turned red. Says he: "I was cooked."

Krabbenhoft realizes he cannot reverse his own serious...

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