Mobile phones and cancer
By Guardian Exclusive
09 May 2018 | 3:39 pm
A malignant brain tumour in mobile phone users has doubled in the last two decades. The Journal of Public Health and Environment links the rise of brain cancer (gliomas) to mobile phone use.
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