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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue of the medical safety of cell phones introduced. [Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dr. Keith BLACK- talks about brain cancer.]
(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The serious questions about cell phone safety examined; details given about the need for long-term studies; scenes shown of a low-tech test on a model mimicking a human head and brain. [BLACK - says there is a potential risk from cell phones and it take decades to see if there is an effect; comments on the younger brain and non-ionizing microwave radiation.] Phone company safety guidelines for using a phone and FCC guidelines on phone safety noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Sanjay Gupta) The use of regular cell phones, the idea of the owner manual instructions on use, the lack of FCC regulations, the use of an earpiece, the low-tech nature of testing, the questions about non-ionizing radiation and a possible link to cancer discussed.
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Gupta, Sanjay;
- Sanjay, Anderson Cooper,
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