Cell phones are becoming indispensable to many people around the world, but are they endangering your health? Not all the research is clear, but some studies find strong connections to cancers of the brain and saliva-producing parotid glands with extensive use over time. San Francisco and the state of Maine are considering warning labels on the devices. The simplest solutions still make sense: Use the phone less. Wear a headset. Carry it as far from your body as possible. And pay attention to radiation ratings when it’s time for an upgrade. (Via AlterNet.)
A version of this post originally appeared on WellWire.com.