Cellphone Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/27/2012
People May Lie More When Texting: Study

Researchers suggest it's easier to deceive than when in person or during video chat

1/21/2012
Texting, Talking on Cellphone Slows Walking Pace: Study

Findings may shed light on ways to improve functional walking in physical therapy patients

1/12/2012
Your Smartphone May Be Stressing You Out

The more people checked the Web for personal reasons, the more anxious they were, study found

12/30/2011
Health Care Reform Battle Tops Health News for 2011

Debates over cellphone safety, cigarette-pack images also grabbed headlines

12/13/2011
U.S. Safety Board Urges Nationwide Ban on Drivers' Use of Cellphones

Recent texting-linked tragedy in Missouri points to the need for national approach, board says

12/5/2011
Teen 'Sexting' Might Be Less Common Than Feared

But emotional, legal fallout can still occur, studies find

11/21/2011
Bullying Moves From Online to Text-Messaging: Study

Technologies change but distressed kids, concerned adults are constants

11/7/2011
Text Message Reminders Prompt Kids to Take Asthma Medicine

In small study, children paid attention to texts but teens didn't

11/2/2011
Teen 'Sexting' Common and Linked to Psychological Woes

Survey of Boston-area students found more signs of depression in those involved

10/21/2011
Cell Phones Don't Raise Brain Cancer Risk, Study Says

One of the largest, longest looks at possible dangers found none, researchers report

7/27/2011
Cell Phones Don't Seem to Pose Cancer Risk to Kids: Study

But the researchers and other experts urge more research on possible link

7/21/2011
Survey Suggests 'Sexting' Rampant in College

More than half have gotten sexual images on their phones, researcher says

6/30/2011
Motivational Text Messages May Help Smokers Quit

Encouragement and tips to avoid cravings doubled quit rates in study participants

6/10/2011
Heavy Cell Phone Use Might Raise Risk of Brain Tumors

Study found small increase in incidence, but experts suggest using ear piece, speaker phone to be safe

6/10/2011
Distracted Driving May Be Rising Despite State Laws

Compiling, comparing legislation might help find best way to curb texting, talking, researchers say

6/1/2011
Hospital Visitors' Cellphones May Carry 'Worrisome' Germs

Dangerous bacteria twice as likely to enter facility via patients' phones than staff's, study finds

6/1/2011
Earpieces Can Minimize Possible Risks From Cellphones, Experts Say

Advice follows warning that microwave radiation from the devices a possible carcinogen