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Friday, May 21, 2010

Cell Phone Use and Occupational Cancer: The Jury is Still Out

study by a 13-country team of experts concludes that it is unable to reach a definitive conclusion on the causal relationship between cell phone use and cancer. That is not necessarily a good thing. The experts were able to agree that the interpretation of the data was disputed, and does point to the conclusion that a long-term brain tumor risk may exist.

Cell phone use has disturbingly has become ingrained in the work environment. Distracted driving caused by cell phone use has been identified as major cause of accident.

Unfortunately, if there is further delay in reaching a definitive conclusion on the association of cancer with cell phone use, then any necessary precautions will not be invoked and potential malignancies will continue. 

To read more about cell phone use and occupational accidents.

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