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    Cell Phones for Kids: What's the Risk? (Radiation Meters)


    by radiationprotection


    Cell phone and cancer

    If something doesn't cause cancer, there is no way to actually prove that," said John E. Moulder, director of radiation biology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. "The strongest thing you can say about something in cancer is, 'We looked and we didn't find anything.'"
    Cell phone hawkers have their crosshairs on kids as a target market for their wares, but should parents resist purchasing mobiles for their children?
    Wireless carriers have begun pushing their "family" plans to provide some economic ammunition for kids pleading with mom and dad for a mobile. And outfits like Firefly Mobile are designing products to push cell phone use down the age bracket to children as young as 8 years old.
    While some people many of them in the education field see the metastasizing of mobiles within the junior set as a menace to decorum, others see serious cell phone and cancer health threats looming from the practice.