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Can you tell me if cell phones affect your health?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Radiofrequency: Cell phones are a source of radio frequency radiation, however at this time, there is lack of significant evidence to show that cell phones can lead to an increased risk to formation of brain tumors or any other health conditions. Many of the studies already done have biases or data that is not conclusive.

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What are the ways that cell phones affect your health?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
It may be: Related to the energy waves that impact the ear and brain. One surgeon reported an increase in acoustic neuroma (a rare tumor) but it did not prove it.

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