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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
True, but shouldn't medical doctors understand the thing they are studying before running an experiment? Radiation has a lot of research behind it.
I presume the doctors know about the radiation levels. People are skeptics and we cannot prove something will not happen, so these medical studies will continue. They are probably going to test every age group from infants to eldery. Then test different ethnicity to see if that changes, and so on and so forth.

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Originally Posted by cechk01 View Post
Microwaves don't cause cancer if they did then no one would be using wifi, or OTA tv broadcasts
I was just making a point about non-ionizing radiation. Microwaves at a certain wattage are non-ionizing. However they can still cause water molecules to heat up and cook food (or any other cells). I do not believe there is evidence to suggest that low powered Wi-Fi and cell phones will do any harm to one's health.
Edited by Riou - 8/4/11 at 11:13am
post #12 of 30
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Microwaves don't cause cancer if they did then no one would be using wifi, or OTA tv broadcasts
Regardless of whether they do or not, that logic is flawed.
Radioactive toothpaste causes cancer, and yet there was a time when people brushed their teeth with it. Smoking causes cancer. People still smoke.
Just saying.
 
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I presume the doctors know about the radiation levels. People are skeptics and we cannot prove something will not happen, so these medical studies will continue. They are probably going to test every age group from infants to eldery. Then test different ethnicity to see if that changes, and so on and so forth.
However, medical doctors will have to provide causation... not just continue with correlation-based studies.

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Regardless of whether they do or not, that logic is flawed.
Radioactive toothpaste causes cancer, and yet there was a time when people brushed their teeth with it. Smoking causes cancer. People still smoke.
Just saying.
...but scientists understand radiation now. They can prove causation of radiation damage.

Medical doctors actually can only show causation of the danagers of smoking. They have yet to prove causation (since there are so many chemical and interactions occurring over time in cells).
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just use speakerphone and try not to keep your cellphone in your pants too long (not good for little timmy ). or, be a loner/have no friends and carry no phone. easy fix yo.
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Disregard
Edited by aroc91 - 8/4/11 at 1:01pm
    
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I don't think you know what that means.
Is visible light not electromagnetic radiation?
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Is visible light not electromagnetic radiation?
Edit: I guess I wasn't paying attention and interpreted your post weirdly, nvm.

Edit2: On topic: The worst that cell phone radiation can do is heat your head up by a fraction of a degree. It doesn't contain enough power to make an appreciable difference or cause any harm.
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Edit: I guess I wasn't paying attention and interpreted your post weirdly, nvm.
Obviously, I was pointing out that visible light is also electromagnetic radiation not just radio waves, gamma, and x rays, etc.

I was making a sarcastic argument.
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Interesting article. +rep for the find!
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His point was, if you don't want to be hit with radiation of any form, you need to live in a lead-lined cave with no light.
I am aware of that... hence my edit. Jeez.
    
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