Health Canada issues warning about cellphone radiation

Agency recommends parents limit their kids' exposure to the devices

Health Canada is calling on parents to limit their children’s use of cell phones, for fear the resulting exposure to radiation could be harmful. The warning comes despite the health agency’s own admission that “there is currently a lack of scientific information regarding the potential health impacts of cell phones on children,” and that currently available evidence is “far from conclusive.” The warning follows a decision by the cancer arm of the World Health Organization to classify the radiation from cellphones as “possibly carcinogenic” to humans.

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