Originally Posted by AaronJ
Considering the fact that I smoke (though not as much as years ago), I drink like a fish, and the number of contaminents with which I come into contact on a daily basis just through living a regular life in the modern world -- my iPhone is hardly a big concern on the the health meter.
And everyone dies. Personally, I could die tomorrow, I don't care. I won't know anyways.
I was thinking the same thing, I do not smoke, but my dad smoked 2 packs a day from age 16 to 55 when he stop after having surgery on his nose, his chest x-ray was almost completely black at the time and the doctors could not figure out how he was even breathing. He did not eat well and loved his sweets and had a triple bypass at 65, today at 85, his lungs are completely clear and his cholesterol is at 125 and take only a baby aspirin, and he is in good health other than the aches and pains an 85 yr would have after working a hard life. I can not imagine all the things he was exposed to at work and no of those things seem to have affected him. Also my grandfather on my dad's side work in the steel mills shoving coal into the coke ovens for 40 yrs and live to he was 75 and he only drank wine and the doctors use to tell him he would die soon if he did not stop smoking and drinking. He live for another 20 yrs. he die of old age, no bad things killed him.
I once heard if you are predestine to have cancer or some other disease then all the bad things can speed it up, but if you are otherwise in perfect health and do not have any of the bad genes then the bad things may not effect you and my dad and grandfather are proof. Unless my dad was suppose to live to 120 and may die at 90, so he may have lost some years. But he most like will pass away due to not being able to do the things he likes because of all his work related injuries and dies of boredom.
The human body is so complex and it has ability to repair itself from all the bad things we do to it, they have no clue where the affect they are seeing is due to the outside influence or the person was going to have the issues anyway. The medical communities can not explain why one person has issue and other one see none. Just look at all the warning on Drugs these days, depending on who you are you could die from taking any number of drugs on the market today.
Well I remember back in the 80's people was worried about radiation from monitors and all these companies sold radiation shield for your monitors, and they had proof if you spent 8 hr a day in front of a monitors you would get cancer some point in your life. Yeah the monitor radiation epidemic did not happen.
Oh BTW my dad has one of those original Motorola Brick Cell (5 Watts) phone from the late 80's and carried it for 5 yrs and has had a cell phone ever since and his brain is fine these days as well, I know people his age who never had a cell phone and their brains are scrabbled eggs.
Edited by Maestro64 - 4/30/14 at 7:40am