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WHO warns of possible link between cell phones, brain cancer

Bob Brown | May 31, 2011
The World Health Organization (WHO) has determined that radiation from cell phones can possibly increase brain cancer risk - a change in thinking for an organization that previously has denied evidence of any such link.

Daring Fireball blogger John Gruber   wrote in light of the WHO announcement: "I think it's quite possible that this issue could be the single greatest long-term threat to Apple. I'd hate to see today's handset makers turn into yesterday's tobacco companies." Though he updated his post to stress that WHO said a link can't be ruled out, not that it's definite.


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