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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This Week's Health Post: Cell Phones

As most of you know there has been a lot of talk about cell phones causing health issues, or, at least being related to them. So, I decided to do some research and just present both sides of the story.

According to Earthcalm, the reason cell phones, as well as other technological forms, cause health issues is because it throws off the nature electromagnetic field that we are exposed to as human beings. The Earth has a natural electromagnetic field, and being exposed to technology creates an unnatural electromagnetic field. From what I have read, research seems to believe that certain diseases may be more prevalent in today's society due to this.

Though, the Food and Drug Administration says that they do not like cell phones with health issues. They say that hundreds of studies have been done, and some did show some evidence but could not be replicated. Proving that there is little, to no, correlation between the two. The electromagnetic frequencies from cell phones is not high enough to effect human beings, unlike x-rays and gamma rays, etc. 

Personally, I can see both points of view, which is why I decided to just simply state both sides of the story. To read more on these stories, please read their full articles at:



What is your personal opinion?


  1. the reason it can't be reproduced is because it's a bunch of bull. regardless of whether you are using your cell phone next to your head or not you have a significant amount of radiation from every other cell phone signal being routed through your area going through your brain 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Not to mention the intensity of the waves are below that of microwaves..which really wont even hurt you unless they are concentrated like they are in a conventional microwave oven..and if you look at the spectrum microwaves are even still less harmful than the invisible infrared radiation your own body creates to diffuse heat

  2. also, go ahead and put your face in front of the microwave you really arent going to end up with brain tumors unless it becomes a hobby.

  3. PS. Microwaves now have something in the door that catches the waves, from what I am told (: