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2 Jun
2011

Cell Phone Radiation Safety

Posted by Norman Fong, June 2nd, 2011

Apple iPhone 3GS smart phone, cell phone

May, 2011, World Health Organization has for the first time stated that there is the possibility that cell phones may cause health problems.

A NIH study in 2011, found that the brain region nearest a cell phone antenna can increase activity in some parts of the brain nearest the antenna.  We do not know if this is good or bad yet.

Environmental Working Group continues their research and has issued a report on the safety of Cell Phone Radiation. It brings to light many possible health issues and calls for more research. We would rather err on the safe side rather than wait for a definitive study. Most of these studies fail to examine children. We would definitely put off giving a kid a cell phone for as long as possible.

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