France Warns Against Excessive Mobile Use

January 2008
Red Herring;1/2/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article considers a warning issued by the French Health Ministry against excessive mobile phone use, especially by children. In a statement released by the Ministry of Health, Youth and Sports, the appearance on the market of mobile phones designed for children has raised concern since youngsters would be particularly vulnerable to any possible health effects. Health Minister Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin said on France 2 television that mobile phones given to children could be useful safety items, but parents should be cautious about frequent use.


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