Bad Luck” Cannot Explain More Cancers in Young Adults and Teens: States advise reducing cell phone radiation

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“Bad Luck” Cannot Explain More Cancers in Young Adults and Teens: States advise reducing cell phone radiation

Thrive Global,  July 16, 2018

by Devra Lee Davis, PhD, MPH, Founder & President of Environmental Health Trust & Visiting Professor of Medicine The Hebrew University

Is it just bad luck that a young man who has been using his phone for hours a day since age 8 is diagnosed with deadly brain cancer at age 23? Or that a 21-year old young woman suddenly develops multiple breast cancers directly under the antennas of the phone she had stored in her bra? Or that a 24-year-old develops rectal cancer close to his blue-jeans back pocket now stamped with his phone’s faded outline?

Reflecting growing scientific indications of damage from microwave-radiating cell phones, bills before the Massachusetts legislature could reduce the contribution that cell phone radiation to these unexplained cancers in young adults. Educating about why and how to reduce phone radiation exposures has become a critical public health concern around the world. In advanced countries like Israel, France, and Belgium, phones must be sold with headsets and information about keeping phones away from the brain and body.

Read the full article at https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/36755-bad-luck-cannot-explain-more-cancers-in-young-adults-and-teens

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