Is Your Cell Phone Giving You Cancer?

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Scientists have been going back and forth about the potential dangers of the radiation emitted by your cell phone for years. Since portable phones are relatively new-fangled, we haven't had enough time to study the long-term use of cell phones. Studies so far have been contradictory, with some scientists believing there is little to no risk posed by cell phones, and others linking longterm use to a higher risk of developing cancers.

A new study released this week found that the saliva of cell phone users had more stress damage than that of non-cell phone users. Well, you say, what does it mean if my spit is stressed? Uh, it's not good: the presence of oxidative stress, which was found in the saliva of users, causes and encourages cancer. Here's a run-through of what else science has said about our cell phones so far...

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