The World Health Organization recently listed the cell phone as "carcinogenic," which means it could potentially be bad for your health due to the levels of radiation emitted during use.
There are easy ways to cut down your risk of exposure, but a few of you had some additional questions that we'd like to cover here. Check out the cell phone radiation FAQ below, and leave any other questions you have in the comments; we'll be updating this post with more info!
What kinds of cell phones emit the least amount of radiation?
- Samsung Blue Earth
- Samsung Infuse 4G
- Samsung Acclaim
- Samsung Replenish
- Huawei Ideos X5
What kinds of cell phones emit the highest amount of radiation?
- Motorola Bravo
- Motorola Droid 2 Global
- Sony Ericsson Satio (Idou)
- Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro
- Kyocera Jax S1300
Can I use a Bluetooth earpiece instead?
You can use a Bluetooth earpiece, but since those kinds of headsets use radio waves to transmit data, you're better off using a wired hands-free device. Earbuds with an attached microphone should work just fine.
Get more answers after the jump