cell phones

No matter the evidence, some people always will refuse to accept it. Some of those people are university professors.

Joel Moskowitz is one of those professors. With a background in mathematics and social psychology, he now serves as Director of the Center for Family and Community Health at the University of California-Berkeley School of Public Health. And he is on a crusade to prove that California (yes, the state that passed Proposition 65, which labels almost anything a carcinogen) is secretly hiding data that shows cell phones are giving people cancer.

Like 9/11 and vaccine truthers, Dr....

Screen Shot 2015-03-19 at 12.55.26 PMLet s give a big shoutout to Gawker today. They really stuck it to the Times by pointing out that their columnist Nick Bilton, who writes about style (and should obviously not venture beyond this) had some questions about potential health hazards from the new Apple Watch.

Bilton, already way over his head, tied a couple of extra cinder blocks...

111819231If you pay attention to health news, it seems like every day, something new is blamed for causing cancer. And how fitting that on the 30th anniversary of the first handheld cell phone, cell phones are now being put in the spotlight again as having the potential to cause cancer. Well, even the author of this news story seems to indicate that this claim cannot be taken seriously.

Cell phones have been blamed for a host of things in the...

970642_29021850Worried about links between cell phone use and brain cancer? Don t be. A new, prospective study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, has examined the possibility of this connection and dismissed it at least for women.

Dr. Victoria S. Benson of Oxford University and colleagues, as part of the British Million Women Study, followed nearly 800,000...