Amy Rorvig English 120

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Amy
Rorvig

English 120


Cell phone use demonstrates a negative
impact on society


Cell phones increase the risk car accidents


chances of getting brain cancer are greater


addicted to cell phones


Sexting


Cell phones emit a electromagnet
radiation energy(RF) also found in
microwaves and in X
-
rays


Electromagnet radiation can penetrate
solids to various depths cause damage
by separating molecules



Electromagnetic radiation penetrates
your body about six inches from the
center of the phone's antenna.


While having the cell phone by your head it
penetrates your brain.


If it's on your waist, it penetrates the important
blood
-
forming flat bones of your hips.


(Fosburg)

Will Thomas


Many health issues have been linked to
Electromagnetic Fields


Brain cancer along with eye, ear and leukemia.


miscarriages


birth defects


Heart Problems



headaches


learning disabilities


(
Sellman

2007)


Brian tumors


mass of abnormally growing cells in the brain or
skull


serious because a growing tumor eventually will
compress and damage other structures in the
brain


brain cancer rates in America have increased by
25 percent since the introduction of the cell
phone


Of all the distractions that today's drivers
face, cell
-
phone use may be the most
dangerous.


While on the phone and driving has been
also been compared to driving drunk.


Barnett 2007


Harvard study suggests that motorists on
cell phones are responsible for about 6
percent of auto accidents in the United
States each year, killing an estimated
2,600 people and injuring another
330,000.

Tecco

2004


Now with nearly two
-
thirds (63%) of
teens owning their own cell phone, many
parents have noticed obsessive
behaviors in their teens, often so extreme
they resemble addiction


."(
Addiction Treatment
Resources for Parents of
Teens & Young Adults


Many experts believe cell phone
addiction can soon be classified as a
disease similar to drug addiction,
alcoholism, or gambling.


."(
Addiction Treatment Resources for
Parents of Teens & Young Adults


Some symptoms of cell phone addiction




Feeling restless or uncomfortable when not using a
cell phone


Having irrational reactions to being without a phone if
it is lost or forgotten;


Problems at school and work from constant cell phone
use


Mounting cell phone bills that cause financial distress


Taking risks such as using a cell phone during
inappropriate times (driving)


."(
Addiction Treatment
Resources for Parents of
Teens & Young Adults)


Sexting


Sexting is when a person sends a reveling
picture of them self to someone else by using
their cell phone.


Sexting was not in the English vocabulary ten
years ago but is now heard and talked about
often.



"Thirty percent of 17
-
year
-
olds who have
cell phones say they have received
"sexting" photos or video messages


Eight percent of 17
-
year
-
olds say they
have sent such sexually suggestive
images


Choney 2009


Sexting has many risk attached with it


It can cause depression


It can embarrass you


People will judge you for your actions


The photo can get sent around to everybody not
just to the one person it was intended for


Sexts can be used for blackmail of revenge