Friday, May 19, 2006

Cell Phones and Cancer, and Cell Phones and Children

If you've ever doubted whether you should bother using your headset when you talk on a cell phone, perhaps this news will sway you: The top two floors of a Melbourne building were closed a few days ago after seven office workers were diagnosed with brain tumors (four were diagnosed within two weeks of each other). Their offices were directly below the mobile phone transmitters on the roof. The cell phone companies say the towers are fine, but are investigating any connection.

Meanwhile, the mayor of NYC has banned cell phones in schools, and parents don't like it one bit.

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