Tag Archives: cell phones
Major media sources provided coverage of a large study from Denmark that found no association between cell phone use and elevated cancer rates.
There are 300 million cell phones in America, almost as many phones as people, but there are still some concerns about their safety — especially in younger people. Are they safe?
A new alert about the safety of cell phones and the possibility that they might be associated with cancer (brain cancer in particular) has been reported by the World Health Organization (WHO). The statement comes from a panel of thirty-one … Continue reading
Over the last 24 hours, experts have been coming out of the woodwork giving advice based upon the warning that microwave radiation from cell phones could possibly cause cancer (is a carcinogen).
The AP reports that “children whose mothers lived close to a mobile phone tower while pregnant did not appear to be at any higher risk of cancer than children whose mothers lived farther away,” according to a study published in … Continue reading
The AP reports that “a major international study into the link between cell phone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive, according to a report due to be published” in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The data … Continue reading
With disagreement over baby bottle chemical (bisphenol A), what’s a parent to do? While the past decade has seen great strides in medical technology, it hasn’t seen solutions to all of our health problems. There were novel viruses that threatened to … Continue reading
The first week of December, most new outlets reported, as did NBC Nightly News on 12/3, “There’s been speculation for years that there’s been a link between” cell phones and brain cancer, but “the results of a very large, very … Continue reading
HealthDay News is covering an academic presentation of a Swedish study claiming to show that teens who become addicted to their cell phones may be placing their health at risk by compromising their ability to sleep well.