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Simple question. Are there any risks with those kind of headphones? Cancer,tumor etc?
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This sounds like the same concerns that revolved around cell phones back in the late 90s and science proved that the radio waives used for such wireless devices are too weak to cause any kind of damage to the human body.
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Yes. Everyone who has used them for more than 2 months have died from brain tumors.
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post #4 of 19
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Originally Posted by WonderMutt View Post

This sounds like the same concerns that revolved around cell phones back in the late 90s and science proved that the radio waives used for such wireless devices are too weak to cause any kind of damage to the human body.

Interesting, thanks for your answer.
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No problem, here's an interesting article (its about cell phones, but the radio waves used by cell phones is the same as any other wireless device). This should dispell any worries you may have.

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/cellphones
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post #6 of 19
If it did we'd all be dead by now as everything emits electro magnectic frequencies from wires to general electronics. Wireless Headphones are about as dangerous as rocking horse poop.
    
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It depends on what the carrier frequency is. This guy's precious science just proved in the last year that the concerns of the '90s were valid and not just paranoia. Cell phone use has increased, so have the carrier frequencies, and so has the transmission power.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ramicio View Post

It depends on what the carrier frequency is. This guy's precious science just proved in the last year that the concerns of the '90s were valid and not just paranoia. Cell phone use has increased, so have the carrier frequencies, and so has the transmission power.

Still remains, the radio waves are non-ionizing and not harmful, regardless of the strength. In order for the waves to be harmful in any way, they have to be ionizing waves (x-rays, cosmic solar rays, etc.). The only damage that can result from non-ionizing waves is heat (read the article I posted above) and the most extreme example of these is microwaves. Outside of the extreme heat they generate, even microwaves (as in the waves produced by the kitchen appliance) are not harmful (read cancer causeing). Therefore, recardless of the carrier frequency, the type of waves used any any wireless device are harmless.

If you are going to try to induce panic, at least bring facts; I'd be interested to see a study (from a reputable source) that shows that radio waves are harmful. The article I posted above is from the National Cancer Institue and was peer reviewed on 06/18/2012, so if you can provide me with something that is as credible and current, I'd be willing to conceed to your opinion.
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post #9 of 19
Used mine for a year and I'm not dead yet so think what you want of that...

But then again, how can you kill that which has no life?
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Yeah, I only use wireless headphones anymore (and have for the past 3 years or so). I keep a pair at work, I have 2 pairs at home and another pair in my laptop bag. I can't stand wires, so this is the only way to go!
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