Jul 17 2013

Cell phone use and cancer

Prolonged cell phone use

Prolonged cell phone use close to the head is the norm these days

Cell phone use and cancer

Does prolonged cell-phone use cause cancer or other health effects? This is a burning question ; about 30% of Americans believe – without any evidence to support the belief – that prolonged use of cell phones is associated with brain tumors.

Are there other health effects of the non-ionizing radiation associated with mobile phones? People avoid keeping the phone in the upper left pocket of their shirts – too close to the heart!


Smartphones have a higher tendency to emit non-ionizing radiation

But what is the scientific evidence on this topic?

I was prompted to do my own reading on this topic when a paper was recently published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity1.
Read on to learn what I found out!







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  1. Does the use of cell phones increase risk of br...

    […] Cell phones emit non-ionizing radiation, and the danger to the human body, especially in terms of cancer is suspected but not proven  […]

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