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Cell Phones and Cancer: It’s Worse Than We Thought

27 Oct

Jill Provost

Published on iVillage.com, 10/27/10:

If you’re like us, you wake up to your digital alarm clock, listen to the radio or TV while getting ready for work, spend several hours a day in front of a computer at the office and always have your cell phone strapped to your side. And even if you’re not a slave to technology, it’s hard to escape it, with cell phone towers at every turn and Wi-Fi in every bookstore and café.

According to the new book Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn’t Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution, being so connected comes with a price. Author Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D, who also wrote the New York Times bestseller The Fat Flush Plan, says exposure to all this technology could spell trouble for your health– including a higher risk of brain cancer.

Read more: http://www.ivillage.com/cell-phones-and-cancer-risk-its-worse-we-thought/4-a-293224#ixzz13ayRMcg7