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Accessible mobile phones

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ARPANSA - Mobile Phones and Health

There is no established scientific evidence that the use of mobile phones causes any health effects. However, some studies have shown a weak association between heavy mobile phone use and brain cancer.

Read more on ARPANSA – Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency website

Kids' Health - Topics - Mobile phones are greataren't they?

Mobile phones are a great way to keep in touch with family and friends. Mobile phones are called cell phones in some parts of the world.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

ARPANSA - Hot Topics - Mobile Phone Base Stations

Advice on whether mobile phone and NBN base stations are associated with health effects

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ARPANSA - Mobile Phone Base Stations and Health Fact Sheet

Based on current research there are no established health effects that can be attributed to the low RF EME exposure from mobile phone base station antennas.

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ARPANSA - How to Reduce Exposure from Mobile Phones and other Wireless Devices

There is no established scientific evidence that the use of mobile phones causes any health effects. However the possibility of a small risk cannot be ruled out. There are things one can do to substantially reduce exposure.

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World cancer research agency finds possible link between mobile phones and cancer - Cancer Council Australia

Australians should not be alarmed about findings from an expert group classifying mobile phones as possibly carcinogenic to humans

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ARPANSA - ARPANSA Base Station Survey

ARPANSA is currently coordinating a survey of environmental radio frequency electromagnetic energy (RF EME) levels arising from mobile phone base station antennas.

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Smartphones, tablets and Apple iOS devices

Here you will find all sorts of podcasts and resources on the accessibility of smartphones and tablets including iPhones, iPads and other i devices, Android phones, and more

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ARPANSA - Frequently Asked Questions - Radio waves

A series of questions and answers about exposure from telecommunication sources including mobile phones and their base stations, Wi-Fi devices, TV and radio antenna, smart meters etc.

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