WHO: Cell Phone Risk May Increase Risk Of Cancer
Sarah Lai Stirland | May 31, 2011, 1:03PM
Reversing its previous statements on the issue, the World Health Organization said Tuesday that radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer.
The WHO put cell phone use in the same risk category as exposure to lead, engine exhaust and chloroform.
The finding comes from a team of 31 scientists from 14 countries who are part of the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC.)