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Cell Phones and Pacemakers

Cell Phones and Pacemakers – Interference with Medical and Cardiac Devices June 2015 Update: As time goes by and more research studies begin to wind down, there is increasing evidence that Smart Phones and cell phones CAN CAUSE interference with pacemakers and other health devices. Everyone agrees that you should not keep your cell phone rested in a pocket near your chest.  Newer cell phones have better designs than older units that help minimize interference with pacemakers… but the interference is never completely eliminated. Latest Article: June 24, 2015 – Keep Cell Phones away from pacemakers, researchers warn…. Before you buy a cell phone, you should visit the FDA site on pacemakers and cell phones Also helpful is the section from the American Heart Association…