May 31, 2011 1:49 p.m. EDT 

WHO: Cell phone use can increase possible cancer risk

By Danielle Dellorto, CNN ,

(CNN) -- Radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization. The agency now lists mobile phone use in the same "carcinogenic hazard" category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. Before its announcement Tuesday, WHO had assured consumers that no adverse health effects had been established.

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