Cell phones and cancerCancer and cell phones; Do cell phones cause cancer?
The amount of time people spend on cell phones has increased dramatically. Research continues to investigate whether there is a relationship between long-term cell phone use and slow-growing tumors in the brain or other parts of the body.
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