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Real danger of cell phones in hospitals: bacteria

Posted on Sep 30, 2011 in Health & Wellness, Uncategorized

June 01, 2011 by Brendon Nafziger, DOTmed News Associate Editor The World Health Organization’s Tuesday report suggesting that cell phone radiation was “possibly carcinogenic to humans” has made headlines, but a new study warns that, in hospitals, the real danger might lie with the drug-resistant bacteria mobile phones can harbor.Writing in the June issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, doctors say that at their hospital in Turkey, sizable numbers of patient and provider mobile phones tested positive for pathogens.While previous research has suggested health...

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