Cell phones

Get off your cell phone, dad!

Nov 24, 2015

Did you get a text? A new email? Maybe you’re emoji-ing your friends right now just for fun. Ninety percent of adults have a cell phone and almost 65% have smartphones. Nearly three quarters of teens have a smartphone or have access to one. Almost a quarter of them say they are online "almost constantly." Some teens, though, feel like they get in trouble for using their phones while parents get off scot-free. 

MAYA ESCOBAR: See you’re even holding your phone now. What are you looking at?

Environment Health Trust

Have you ever taken a close look at the documentation that came with your phone?

If you're like me, probably not. The manual is voluminous, and safety information is hard to find.

  Sandip Roy tries to call his mother, but it proves to be more challenging than one would expect.



On the September 16th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with filmmaker, Kevin Kunze about the documentary film Mobilize. The film explores the potential long-term health effects from cell phone radiation as well as the latest scientific research on the issue.What does science tell us  about cell phone radiation and health? How safe are cell phones? Join the conversation on Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.