How safe is your cell phone?

The best and worst radiation emitters

Some 4 billion people own cell phones, every one of which gives off radiation. Recent studies show that those using cell phones for 10 years or longer have significantly higher risks for brain and salivary-gland tumors. Cell phone manufacturers and telecom companies are not required to label their products’ radiation output, so the nonprofit Environmental Working Group tested more than 1,000 phones. Below are the 10 best and worst phones available from major carriers. To see where your phone is ranked, go to

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10 Best Phones 10 Worst Phones 1. Samsung Impression [AT&T] 1. Motorola MOTO VU204 [Verizon] 2. Motorola RAZR V8 [CellularOne] 2. T-Mobile myTouch 3G 3. Samsung SGH-t229 [T-Mobile] 3. Kyocera Jax S1300 4. Samsung Rugby [AT&T] 4. Blackberry Curve 8300 5. Samsung Propel Pro [AT&T] 5. Motorola W385 [Verizon] 6. Samsung Gravity [T-Mobile] 6. T-Mobile Shadow 7. T-Mobile Sidekick 7. Motorola 290 [Sprint] 8. LG Xenon (GR 500) [AT&T] 8. Motorola i335 [Sprint] 9. Motorola Karma QA1 [AT&T] 9. Motorola MOTO VE240 [MetroPCS] 10. Sanyo Katana II [Kajeet] 10. Blackberry Bold 9000 [AT&T]

Source: Environmental Working Group (