Warning: Using a mobile phone while pregnant can seriously damage your baby

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    Study of 13,000 children exposes link between use of handsets and later behavioural problems

    By Geoffrey Lean, Environment Editor
    Sunday, 18 May 2008


    Women who use mobile phones when pregnant are more likely to give birth to children with behavioural problems, according to authoritative research.

    A giant study, which surveyed more than 13,000 children, found that using the handsets just two or three times a day was enough to raise the risk of their babies developing hyperactivity and difficulties with conduct, emotions and relationships by the time they reached school age. And it adds that the likelihood is even greater if the children themselves used the phones before the age of seven.

    The results of the study, the first of its kind, have taken the top scientists who conducted it by surprise. But they follow warnings against both pregnant women and children using mobiles by the official Russian radiation watchdog body, which believes that the peril they pose "is not much lower than the risk to children's health from tobacco or alcohol".

    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...nt-can-seriously-damage-your-baby-830352.html


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    From your article:
     
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    there may always be "other reasons" for survey results. Hell, people get lung cancer without ever having smoked a single tobacco product yet....
     
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    Very true. And kids that never play video games are sometimes violent.

    Just sayin.
     
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    oh and some graduates of backwoods missouri colleges...
     
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    indeed, and here we are with a FORCED rating system and RESTRICTIONS based on potential risk of violent influence...


    say.. do you see where im going with this yet?
     
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    here.. lemme finish that sentence for you since you seem to have gotten captivated by a passing dogs ass:

    ..... have proven to be smarter than your average poster from the mean como political forum.
     
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    I'm still willing to bet money that you are the smartest person in Missouri.
     
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    that' probably true for now what with the national bowling convention going on in vegas...but when those folks return...
     
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    thats probably a bet that a bank would take as a co-signer of a high interest loan.
     

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