Cell Phone Use Linked to Heart Disease

Study finds average American owns 2 cell phones
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2008 10:11 AM CST
Cell Phone Use Linked to Heart Disease
Average cell phone ownership is up to two per person, according to Switched.com.   (Shutter Stock)

Add another ill to the cell phone pile: Using one may cause heart disease and kidney stones, researchers have found. The radiation emitted by the phones causes red blood cells to leak hemoglobin, which can lead to heart and kidney problems. An earlier study reported this same radiation can also trigger Alzheimer’s. The findings come as cell phone ownership reaches an average of two per person, the Daily News reports.
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