Use Cellphones Safely

0 Shares

In the article, Davis discusses some of the various health concerns associated with cell phone radiation, such as brain cancer. In the end she says it all comes down to keeping a safe distance.Lately, there has been a great deal of debate regarding the safety of mobile phone use. Now, Devra Lee Davis, Ph.D., president of the Environmental Health Trust, has offered some simple tips to stay safe while chatting in an interview that appears in Alternative and Complementary Therapies.

In the article, Davis discusses some of the various health concerns associated with cellphone radiation, such as brain cancer. In the end she says it all comes down to keeping a safe distance.

“In using phones, distance is your friend, because radiation exposure falls off dramatically the farther away from the brain or body you use your phone,” Davis said. “If you read the fine print warnings that come with all smart phones today they are quite clear – phones should not be used next to the brain or body, or kept in the pocket,” she added.

Davis said she recognizes the convenience of cells phones and that they are necessary to most people, but urges users to take some simple precautions and keep the devices away from body parts as much as possible.

Personal Liberty

Special To Personal Liberty

You Sound Off! is written by our readers and appears the last Wednesday of each month. If you would like to submit an article or letter to the editor for consideration for You Sound Off!, send it to yousoundoff@personalliberty.com by the Friday before the last Wednesday of the month. To be considered, a submission should be 750 words or less and must include the writer's name, address and a telephone number. Only the writer's name will be published. Anonymous submissions will not be considered.

Join the Discussion

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.