Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

Witnesses testified about research into cellular telephone use and its potential impact on human health, as well as the potential side… read more

Witnesses testified about research into cellular telephone use and its potential impact on human health, as well as the potential side effects and consequences of cell phone use. They focused on studies that had examined potential links between cell phones and cancer, and about warnings issued by some groups on cell phone safety.

Many studies related to the effects of cell phone use on health is contradictory, but more recent epidemiological studies involving humans suggest that heavy cell phone users of 10 years or more have developed brain tumors on the same side of their heads as where they used to hold their mobile phones. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Olga Naidenko Senior Scientist Environmental Working Group
  • John Bucher Associate Director National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences->National Toxicology Program
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Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

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Program ID:
288879-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2009

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  • Sep 15, 2009 | 12:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2009 | 5:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 16, 2009 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2009 | 2:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2009 | 2:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
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