Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Cellphone = Increased Cancer Risk

This won't get admitted very often & the science will always have some people on the other side saying there is nothing to worry about (Head-in-the-sanders, Polyanna types) ... but there have been many other correlations between technology & diseases ... including living next to power lines & increases in cancer in children ... also in UK it is against the law for a child to use a cell phone 10 & under ...

Cellphones a 'possible' carcinogen — like coffee

A respected international panel of scientists says cellphones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.

The classification was issued Tuesday in Lyon, France, by the International Agency for Research on Cancer after a review of dozens of published studies. The agency is an arm of the World Health Organization and its assessment now goes to WHO and national health agencies for possible guidance on cellphone use.

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