Could Cell Phone Usage Cause Cancer?

By: Courtesy WCTV.tv - Ray Hawthorne
By: Courtesy WCTV.tv - Ray Hawthorne

Before you flip open that cell phone you might want to think again. A respected neurosurgeon says using hand-held devices can be more dangerous than smoking.

According to the U.K.'s Independent newspaper, the study, headed by Dr. Vini Khurana, shows there is evidence that using handsets for 10 years or more can double the risk of brain cancer.

He adds that this link will be definitely proven in the next decade.

The scientist is urging industry and governments to make decisive steps to curb the potential health impacts


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 17168486 - witn.com/a?a=17168486
Gray Television, Inc.