Is Your Cell Phone Toxic?

Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from WebMD

“Gadget gurus who just upgraded to the iPhone 5 can feel good about one thing: It’s one of the greenest and least toxic cell phones on the market…”

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Commentary:

Yes indeed, the iPhone, along with a few other cell phones, are considered the least toxic of what you’ll find on the market.  The toxicity in this discussion refers to what happens to the environment when they are discarded and their toxins contaminate the earth – not when they are used.  As far as we know now, cell phones don’t particularly cause health problems for their users.  The issue comes up when they are thrown away.

Dr. Rodney Chowning, General Dentistry, Denton, TX

 

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