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17 Biggest Health Hazards Your Kids Face Today

Best Life Logo By Morgan Greenwald of Best Life | Slide 2 of 18: One of the biggest health hazards kids today face is their cell phones. And yes, we’re talking about their physical health: In a 2014 study published in the Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure, researchers found that “children absorb more microwave radiation (MWR) than adults because their brain tissues are more absorbent, their skulls are thinner, and their relative size is smaller.”Seeing as MWR can potentially cause cancer and other health issues, it’s best to limit your child’s phone time and make sure that, when they are using their smartphones, they’re keeping them at a safe distance. And for more ways phones are dangerous, check out these 20 Ways Your Cell Phone Harms Your Health.

1. Cell Phones

One of the biggest health hazards kids today face is their cell phones. And yes, we’re talking about their physical health: In a 2014 study published in the Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure, researchers found that “children absorb more microwave radiation (MWR) than adults because their brain tissues are more absorbent, their skulls are thinner, and their relative size is smaller.”

Seeing as MWR can potentially cause cancer and other health issues, it’s best to limit your child’s phone time and make sure that, when they are using their smartphones, they’re keeping them at a safe distance. And for more ways phones are dangerous, check out these 20 Ways Your Cell Phone Harms Your Health.

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