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Is there any health risk in cellular phones?

The IARC has concluded that cell phones are a "possible carcinogen" due to the amount of evidence going both directions. The gist of it is summarised on the website itself: Cell phones emit ...
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Is there any health risk in cellular phones?

Exposure to ionizing radiation, such as from x-rays, is known to increase the risk of cancer. However, although many studies have examined the potential health effects of non-ionizing radiation from ...
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Are cell phones still prohibited from the ER or other medical facilities? Why or why not?

Cairo University's Journal of Advanced Research (PDF) looks at all of the studies on ElectroMagnetic Interferene (EMI) from mobile cellular phones and medical equipment. It says that based on the ...
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What are the potential effects of mobile phones on pacemaker function?

Phones can interfere with pacemakers, but usually the effects are rare and can be avoided. Dr. Carsten Lennerz, study lead author and cardiology resident in the Clinic for Heart and Circulatory ...
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