Cellphone radiation can make your fillings leak mercury?

Say it ain’t so! We knew that radiation from mobile phone could affect biological processes, but we had no idea that the cellphone pasted to our face could make the fillings in our teeth actually leak mercury.

A new study from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences indicates that the electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones can actually interfere with the metallic fillings in our mouths and might even cause mercury to leak into our bodies. The study wasn’t comprehensive or large enough to make draw any solid conclusions, but it seems that cellphone use and higher mercury levels in urine are correlated.

That’s enough to make us use our Bluetooth headsets that much more.

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  • Will

    But don’t Bluetooth headsets emit more radiation than cell phones?

    Back to tin cans and string for us!

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