Pembroke Pines, Florida passes the state's first resolution to warn cellphone users about cancer
0. phoneArena 26 Nov 2012, 19:18 posted on
A resolution passed by the city of Pembroke Pines Florida warns cellphone users in the city to hold their handset at least 1 inch from their bodies, and to use speakerphones or a wired headset; in 2011 the WHO said that using a cellphone for at least 30 minutes a day for 10 years doubles the cancer risk for a cellphone user...
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2. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)
What babies that porcupine pines, (see what I did there) Florida is!!!!
3. archangel9 (Posts: 230; Member since: 07 Feb 2010)
I hope this carries out to other places to raise awareness.I love my smartphone but from past experience of phones that I own,it does get hot after a certain amount of time.
4. jxtreme26 (Posts: 3; Member since: 03 Oct 2011)
Pembroke Pines is literally 20 minutes away from me. I wouldn't be surprised if at some point they might even say, watching the Barney show may alter a child's brain development and turn them into serial killers.
5. Jurdiales (Posts: 113; Member since: 10 Oct 2012)
Someone tell me why to warn something that is not proved... thats weird
6. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 618; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
This is how propoganda starts, actually FDA and a few other Government bodies tend to say things and scare the mess out of most people, then a few years later recant but offer zero apology. I'm sorry this man got cancer, that's never something you want to hear. Isn't it illegal to make unsubstantiated claims such as this though?
Radiation, hmm...considering that the human body emits radiation on it's own, we have more appliances in our homes that bombard us with radiation all day everyday...no one putting out warnings for those as they might cause cancer too. Televisions, microwaves, PC's, light bulbs, laptops, radios anything wireless...the list goes on. The sun is the biggest source of radiation we get hit with on a daily basis. Put a label on that.
Even though I own a cell phone I use less than 50 minutes a month with my phone and it's more used for emergency and internet on the go.
7. Jurdiales (Posts: 113; Member since: 10 Oct 2012)
So... all it's about propaganda? Well... i don't know what to think...