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16 May 2018

The Silent Killer in Your Bedroom: Mobile Phones Should be Switched Off Before Sleeping

The silent killer in your bedroom: Mobile phones should be switched off before sleeping because the blue light from the screen is a risk to health, NHS chief warns

In her annual report, which gives recommendations to the
Government on public health, Dame Sally warned a 'daily
cocktail' of diesel fumes, noise, light pollution and household
chemicals is putting Britons at risk.
  • Dame Sally Davies said the ‘impact of smartphone screen use' fuelling cancers 
  • She also warned about the ‘daily cocktail’ of diesel fumes and light pollution 
  • NHS chief also admitted that the NHS was one of the country’s worst polluters

Families should switch off electrical devices before bed to prevent side effects from light pollution, the chief medical officer has warned.

Dame Sally Davies said the ‘impact of smartphone screen use and “blue light”’ contributed to daily pollutants that were fuelling a rise in deaths from cancer and lung and heart conditions.

‘What is so horrifying is that we are aware of the risks of tobacco and diet and give advice on it but no one is aware of pollution,’ she said.

‘I note there is increasing concern about the impact of smartphone screen use and “blue light”, upon human health.’

In her annual report, which gives recommendations to the Government on public health, Dame Sally warned a ‘daily cocktail’ of diesel fumes, noise, light pollution and household chemicals is putting Britons at risk.

She said pollution was a major public health threat.

She also admitted that the NHS was one of the country’s worst polluters due to hospital incinerators, toxic medical waste and vehicle emissions.

As many as one in 20 vehicles on the road at any one time are working for the health service including ambulances, staff cars and delivery services.

Continue reading:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5452647/Smartphone-users-switch-devices-bed-NHS-chief.html

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