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Rumours: Mobile Phone Dangers

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September 12, 2012

02:03

It's safe to say that mobile phones are an integral part of human culture on a global scale. They connect us through our voices, our text messages, and our random internet musings. Yet, they tear us apart with endlessly entertaining games and tragically timed autocorrect mistakes.

But, just because most of the world uses them doesn't mean they are completely harmless. There is still a debate about the possible negative health effects of mobile phones. Watch to learn more.

Host: Rheanna Sand

Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons users Christaras A, Daisy Romwall, Edbrown05, Ernstl, Frédéric Bellaiche (with Jonathan Zuniga), Josh Semans, M.O. Stevens, Redrum0486, Thomas Bresson.

References:

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/bmj.38720.687975.55v1
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/06/060623000958.htm
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/12/081205095956.htm
http://www.physorg.com/news151088968.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090305204324.htm
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/prod/cell-eng.php
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs193/en/

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Heather on May 13, 2010
Great video! It's very easy for some people to get carried away by hysteria when they hear about "radiation emitters" two inches from their brains, but in the end I really think if there was going to be something that terrible we'd have started to see the results by now.

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