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Q: What do we really know about cell phones?

https://nypost.com/2018/05/03/cell-phones-may-be-to-blame-for-surge-in-deadly-brain-tumors/

 

If we find out that something is wrong in 30 years, maybe we can sue the companies like they did tobacco for governments to shake down their profits at the cell phone companies.

 

The articles about trees dying in 10 years instead of 30 years because of wifi signals in urban areas was bad enough, but this may actually be a problem.

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If you're worried your phone is (maybe) giving you a brain tumor, think about this...

 

How long each day do you spend with your phone on the side of your head, next to your brain, talking to people? It can't be all that long.

 

And the rest of the day, the majority of the day, the phone is probably in the front pocket of your jeans, next to your nuts.

 

Personally, if my phone is going to kill me I'm hoping for the brain tumor.

ambivalentmace:

I never carry a phone around in my pocket after they got rid of most flip phones, I usually leave it on the desk at the office or table at home. Carry in a shirt pocket, although it's harder to find shirts with pockets these days. The wifi signals around us from other students living on their phone for 4 hours a day worries me, between classes every kid is on a phone.

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May be that the surge in brain tumors is due to cellphones.  But what has bugged me for maybe the last 25 years is considering the effect of living in this modern world with an ongoing bombardment of energy waves.  Does this massive conglomeration of 'electronic signals'* radiating throughout our environment have an impact upon biological organisms?  Negative impact? 

*which are at the core of it some sort of pulse of electrical energy. Perhaps not much different than those which a microwave oven produces/radiates?

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If you're worried your phone is (maybe) giving you a brain tumor, think about this...

 

How long each day do you spend with your phone on the side of your head, next to your brain, talking to people? It can't be all that long.

 

And the rest of the day, the majority of the day, the phone is probably in the front pocket of your jeans, next to your nuts.

 

Personally, if my phone is going to kill me I'm hoping for the brain tumor.

ambivalentmace:

I never carry a phone around in my pocket after they got rid of most flip phones, I usually leave it on the desk at the office or table at home. Carry in a shirt pocket, although it's harder to find shirts with pockets these days. The wifi signals around us from other students living on their phone for 4 hours a day worries me, between classes every kid is on a phone.

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They say 5g will be really bad for your health.

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It doesn't really matter what we know about cell phones. What matters is what we know about non-ionizing radiation. There is a large scale dataset from Sweden, as proliferation of cell phones in Scandinavia happened much earlier than developing countries like US or China, we have good data sets. Also, some of the earlier phones used much higher transmitting power was much much higher. There is zero correlation. 

iWolf:

Thank you Mr Scandi. A sane voice from the wilderness. We know that according to current research that non-ionising radiation is harmless. And phones produce more heat radiation than radio waves. Compared to the strength of tv signals they are insignificant. Check out Google Scholar if you want to read some research done by actual experts in the field and read the peer-reviews from other experts.

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https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/california-dept-of-public-health-rf-warning/

 

The great nanny state of California thinks you might need some guidance.

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https://www.usatoday.com/videos/tech/2017/03/03/california-releases-secret-report-cell-phone-dangers/98707544/

 

I thought these do gooder academic elitist liberals are supposed to look out for the downtrodden and warn us of dangers, or is this some more consensus science like global warming, I mean global cooling, no sorry, climate change, no, hell, what word are they using from the consensus polling data this week, it's so confusing to keep up with.

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Did you read what you're linking to. It's some parents and medical professionals that "think" there might be an issue. It's cavemen who do ot understand the science behind. 

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sorry, my innuendo sarcasm is not coming through

 

So a bunch of right wing nuts can ignore global warming and be called nuts, crazy idiots, want to jail them for spreading disagreement.

 

So a bunch of left wing nuts (left wing parents and medical professionals) can ignore science and scare everybody about cell phones, but they don't get any condemnation at all.

 

 

Hypocritical, Double Standard, SARCASM lesson finished. Most people are so left, they don't even notice they are hypocrites.

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anyone who ignores science should go to hell (ironic isn't it)

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As a curiosity. In China there was a surge in populatiry some years ago of "radiotion shielding clothing" for pregnant women. Apart from only covering the front of the abdomen, ignoring side and back, this type of product also can be traced back to the first mention of the harm of the "radiation". The inventors of the "solution" also invented the rumor that there is a need for such a product. 

It's all snake oi

 

Note. Praying to God helps combat the harm from phones

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if they do pose a health risk, then humanity is totally screwed

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See Icnif. .I told you that ..your tin foil hat range would one day be coming back into fashion

icnif77:

Did I tell you or what ...?

I don't have smart phone   'cause ... am smart enough ...

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