Hold your cell phone away from your body: Research links cell phones to tumors

Hold your cell phone away from your body: Research links cell phones to tumors

A UC Berkeley researcher has shown a comprehensive link between cell phone radiation and tumors, particularly in the brain. Studies show use of cell phones for about 17 minutes a day over a 10-year period increased risk of tumors by 60%. A researcher with UC Berkeley school of public health, and Berkeley Center for Family and Community Health Joel Moskowitz talks about the risks to cell phone users.

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35 Comments

  1. j smith on June 16, 2022 at 10:09 pm

    The 5 G is the perfect weapon. You can kill without the enemy knowing it’s under attack, think about it.

  2. luke tracey on June 16, 2022 at 10:09 pm

    deactivated phones can still call 911 and connect to emergency services. … Every cell phone in North America is required to be able to dial 911, even if there is no plan or sim card. So using deactivated phones to access the internet poses the same risk:)🍀

  3. Me on June 16, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    We were warned about this twenty years ago.

  4. Amber on June 16, 2022 at 10:14 pm

    speaking of genitals, blue khaki guy is packin boiii

  5. Pauline Gallegos on June 16, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    Im surprised this is new news…

  6. BENCH PRESS 247 on June 16, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    Don’t hold it near your genitals folks

  7. Dazai on June 16, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    Lol, I’m f*cked then. Many time I sit or sleep on my phone. Not to mention I used my chest as a phone holder from time to time….

  8. David Greenberg on June 16, 2022 at 10:21 pm

    LOL… I remember when cellphones came out, people were up in arms that it would cause TUMORS. a lot of people laughed at these people, NOW LOOK!

  9. Sea Mac on June 16, 2022 at 10:21 pm

    Good to see amidst the surging crime and homelessness in SF, this piece comes out and the news totally redeems themselves.

  10. Exodus Speaks on June 16, 2022 at 10:23 pm

    Who only uses their cellphone for 17 minutes a day. Imagine the stats of regular use- were all fucked

  11. The R3D Show on June 16, 2022 at 10:24 pm

    So according to this dude we are are all gonna be dead by tumors with in 10 years.

  12. James Bond on June 16, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    This has been known proven fact for a long time!

  13. Justin Thyme on June 16, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    Now I can endorse the free Obama phone program.

  14. Sharkinthewater Eagleinthesky on June 16, 2022 at 10:33 pm

    Well it was fun while it lasted

  15. TheMusicHour on June 16, 2022 at 10:34 pm

    Cell phones create cancers when placed on fat cells it comes from the light and we have to go to war with the cellphone companies for it abandon your cell phone and especially don’t put the cell phone on testicles and breasts get cancer faster than other parts

  16. Media Monarchy on June 16, 2022 at 10:34 pm

    This just in…

  17. Shaylin Monk on June 16, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    Who holds their cell phone near their head any more? Either you are using ear pods or speaker

  18. notatroll butfacts on June 16, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    FDA dont care there ALLOWING 5G yes military advantage but also at the cost of millimeter waves that give cancer to citizens

  19. mjb0183 on June 16, 2022 at 10:38 pm

    We knew this years ago and the big communication companies paid off the regulators to hide this. Your government is not here to help YOU. They exist to fill their pockets with $$$.

  20. Twilight Gardens presentations on June 16, 2022 at 10:39 pm

    What blocks the radiation

  21. SDnikko on June 16, 2022 at 10:39 pm

    Can you get cancer in your hand from holding a cell phone?

  22. TheGor54 miller on June 16, 2022 at 10:43 pm

    Good.

  23. Michael Madness on June 16, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    In your head, Zombie Zombie Zombie, in your head in your head.

  24. World Viral Daily on June 16, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    They need to invent a very. low radiation phone

  25. Kazak Thranduil on June 16, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    When I would use the hotspot feature it would definitely make my hand feel weird

  26. TheMusicHour on June 16, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    Radiated light we went backwards after Atlantis

  27. C Ehrler on June 16, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    what about headphones?

  28. Gr Lo on June 16, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Don’t panic about this. Remember even though it sounds bad, if this is true, than it’s not as bad as smoking. You have a 1/15 (6%) of getting lung cancer in your lifetime. If you smoke, your risk can increase by 30 times, changing 6% into a terrifying 180% chance. The chance of getting brain cancer is 0.6% Many people are on their cells for 5-6 hours a day. 6 hours (360 min)/17 equals (rounded up to) 22. Let’s take this to the percentage. If 60% increase of risk is due to 17 minutes, multiply it by 22, and the risk is increased to 1320%. Now before you start panicking, look if we attach that to the original percentage of 0.6% of getting brain cancer. If that chance increase by 1320%, then the risk of getting brain cancer from cell phone usage is raised to approximately 8%. See? I know that increase is still bad, but you have a MUCH higher chance of not getting anything. Still, it’s a good idea to reduce the amount of time you spend on your phone, and don’t hold directly on your head all the time.

  29. Tom Baja on June 16, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Radiation warning sticker to small. Should be the size of the warning on a pack of smokes.

  30. TheGor54 miller on June 16, 2022 at 10:54 pm

    Who cares? We got covid to worry about. And weather or not men can compete against women in sporting events. You know, important things.

  31. It’s all Propaganda on June 16, 2022 at 10:56 pm

    No wonder the birds are going blind in D.C., 5G is microwaving their little brains!

  32. Twilight Gardens presentations on June 16, 2022 at 10:57 pm

    Cell phones equal low speed count

  33. James Bergen on June 16, 2022 at 11:04 pm

    So who do I start suing first..💣 safest thing is get rid of them..don’t let big tech tell you different .. they will try

  34. Nina Cuntowicz aka🐷🤮 on June 16, 2022 at 11:04 pm

    But 5G is safe? You pieces of 💩

  35. Awesome Aasim on June 16, 2022 at 11:08 pm

    I appreciate the story, but there does not seem to be any mechanism explained as to how tumors are caused by non-ionizing radiation.

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