01 Jun '11, 5am

Breaking News: Cell Phones Linked to Cancer Says World Health ...: Now that the WHO says cancer and cell phone u...

Breaking News: Cell Phones Linked to Cancer Says World Health ...: Now that the WHO says cancer and cell phone u...

Here at Inhabitots, we’ve long debated whether or not cell phones and iPhones are harmful or a useful tool . In fact 276 of Inhabitots readers (and counting) say that they let their kids use cell phones or iPhones. Today, the debate clears up a little, as the World Health Organization (WHO) along with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), have officially classified the radiofrequency electromagnetic fields used by cell phones as cancer-causing to humans. In their new report (pdf), WHO states that cell phone use is significantly linked to an increased risk for glioma , a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer.

Full article: http://www.inhabitots.com/breaking-news-cell-phones-linke...

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