Could a Cellphone Be Harmful to Your Child’s Health?

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Thinking about getting your child a cellphone but concerned about the potential health risks? A recent study by the World Health Organization/International Agency for Research on Cancer classified cellphone emissions as possibly carcinogenic to humans. You can find the full details of that report here.

For more information on cellphones and the potential health risks, see:

• Health Canada: Safety of cellphones and cellphone towers

• Environmental Working Group: How to limit your family’s exposure

• Federal Communications Commission: Specific Absorption Rate (amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body) for cellphones

Does your child have a cellphone? Have health concerns stopped you from letting them get one?

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