Apple’s New Earphones Don’t Pose Cancer Risk To Users
The researchers agree that while other health concerns -- such as hearing damage from listening to music too loud -- are valid, the new wireless devices aren't going to cause cancer.
Los Angeles Times:
No, Apple's New AirPods Won't Give You Cancer, Experts Say
Technology analysts have been calling Apple’s decision to eliminate the earphone jack on its new iPhone 7 a risky business move. But some potential users of the new smartphone wonder whether the company is asking them to take on some health risk as well. Unless iPhone 7 users adopt a workaround that would let them plug their earphones into the device’s charging jack, they will need to don wireless headphones or earpieces. But is it safe to put a radiation-emitting earphone device directly in contact with one’s head? (Healy, 9/8)