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Parents should restrict children's use of mobile phones, report says

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7483.109-a (Published 13 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:109
  1. Madeleine Brettingham
  1. London

    Parents need to be more cautious about allowing their children to use mobile phones, said a report launched by the National Radiological Protection Board this week.


    Parents may want to encourage children to use text messages where possible, to reduce exposure to radiation, report says

    Credit: STEVE MEDDLE/RES

    The report is a continuation of work published in 2000 by the UK Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones (BMJ 2000;320: 1358), and although …

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