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Children and Teens Should Stay Away From Cell Phones

by Health Zone, CBC News

FILED IN: The Biofiles

Toronto’s department of public health has advised teenagers and young children to limit their use of cell phones, in order to avoid potential health risks. The advisory is the first of its kind in Canada.


Officials have warned that because of possible side effects from radio frequency radiation, children under eight should only use a cell phone in emergencies, and teenagers should limit calls to less than 10 minutes.

For many years, most government health agencies were dismissive of any risk. But with more studies, a pattern is emerging that suggests people who have used their cell phones for a long period of time are at greater risk of certain kinds of brain tumors.

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2 Comments »

  1. Im concerned about all the chemicals in our suntan lotions, face creams, shampoos etc. Any chance of a good survey and article to cover this topic?

    Comment by Lara

  2. It is amazing how many people i know are getting cancer, tumours etc. Plastic and plastic products as well as HRT are a huge contributor. It would be great having an article on that.

    Comment by Carlene

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