Health scares provide fodder for TV networks looking to boost ratings, and environmental groups to boost donations. With rare exceptions, they generally have no basis.
A link between mobile phones and brain tumor risk has been promoted by alarmists, but is with little if any scientific foundation. However, the World Health Organization says that there is a possibility it does cause this.
- "Studies have not shown any consistent link between cellular telephone use and cancer ..." US NIH
- American Cancer Society