Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Tobacco lobby? Why did the cellphone story break on World No-Tobacco Day?

Hmmm .... Could it be that the tobacco lobby influenced releasing this on World No-Tobacco Day?
To be clear - tobacco has been PROVEN to cause cancer and heart disease, while they are saying cell phones MAY cause cancer.

Breaking News Alert: Cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to human's, agency saysMay 31, 2011 12:50:21PM
-------------------------------------An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies.The statement was issued in Lyon, France, on Tuesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer after a weeklong meeting of experts. They reviewed possible links between cancer and the type of electromagnetic radiation found in cellphones, microwaves and radar.

The agency is the cancer arm of the World Health Organization and the assessment now goes to WHO and national health agencies for possible guidance on cellphone use.

The group classified cellphones in category 2B, meaning they are possibly carcinogenic to humans. Other substances in that category include the pesticide DDT and gasoline engine exhaust.

For more information, visit washingtonpost.com
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1 comment:

  1. You may have something there... hmmm... I got roped into the cell phone story too although every day for me is no-tobacco day!