Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Experts: Thing You Kind Of Knew Was Bad For You Is Bad For You

"An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies…. The group classified cellphones in category 2B, meaning they are possibly carcinogenic to humans. Other substances in that category include the pesticide DDT and gasoline engine exhaust."

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whizz_dumb (#10,650)

It's going to be tough breaking this habit of sleeping with my phone inside my mouth.

namedropper (#8,938)

The infomercials on late night teevee for products that will help prevent the killer rays that are frying our brains will be classic.

hockeymom (#143)

What about motorcycle emissions?

deepomega (#1,720)

If it turns out cell phones cause cancer, I have bad news – that'll mean FM radio and WiFi do too.

I think we'll only really know when people start developing hand cancers.

kneetoe (#1,881)

Thank god I hate people.

Actually, the rest of the Times article goes on to say they don't cause cancer.

cherrispryte (#444)


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