Asked by KTVZ 1357 Votes Do you believe cell phone towers are harmful to your health? 23% Yes, it's harmful! Yes, it's harmful! 5 77% No, probably not. No, probably not. 13 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Copy Link 23% Yes, it's harmful! Add Comment Comment Share with friends Cell towers emit harmful radiation that could harm us and/or our children. Cell towers emit harmful radiation that could harm us and/or our children. Show Less 5 Comments 1 Gina Ribuca I’m furious about the city allowing Verizon to build a 4g tower next to the elementary. This is something the people should vote on. The city is putting business before its voters and should be fired Reply Reply 0 Heidi Owen everything is! Reply Reply 0 k san Speculation about harmful towers, electrical plants and even cell phones at your head have been around for decades. If not harmful, speculation about such things would have been put to rest long ago. Reply Reply 0 Matt C I know they are bad for health. Several peer reviewed studies show it. Not 'believe' it's bad; I know. You can tell when you camp next to one. Don't believe me? Try it. Don't want to? Why not? lol Reply Reply 77% No, probably not. Add Comment Comment Share with friends I don't think cell towers offer that much of a blow to our health, in the sense of how much radiation we're exposed to because of them. We'll be fine! I don't think cell towers offer that much of a blow to our health, in the sense of how much radiation we're exposed to because of them. We'll be fine! Show Less 13 Comments 1 Mou Chat Reed I don't know how these parents can worry about these towers when they all have a cell phone glued to their ear all the time, AND they let their children have them too. Reply Reply 1 Richard Dillard I have lived with one in my backyard for 12 years and no problems. Reply Reply 1 Layla Parker Cell towers use microwaves(used in microwaves) and radio waves(used in radios)which have a longer wavelength than visible light(basically anything you can see)and short wavelengths are more dangerous Reply Reply 1 Pennie Day Holiday No more then the sun. The protesters wasn't doing anything to protect their children from the sun. Reply Reply 0 Amy I mean, I have a literal microwave generator in my kitchen. Reply Reply 0 Rachel Abudaram I don’t think they are harmful at all Reply Reply 0 HLH * NIMBY ! live with it Reply Reply 0 Marcia Y It's the cell phone you're carrying you dummies. The cell phone towers is not your problem, you are caring the damn cell phone right in your front or your back pocket it's not tower... hello battery! Reply Reply Darren Wolf What are you talking about?? Lithium ion batteries don't emit radiation... 0 Bob A. Bui According to the ACS, they are most likely safe. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/radiation-exposure/cellular-phone-towers.html Reply Reply 0 Gabe West https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/radiation-exposure/cellular-phone-towers.html?fbclid=IwAR0WO3m2yvesvfHlAB_RWWGTL7oy3IKtbUkaXoYY7tNvHSPvaROiTrfAohE Reply Reply 0 poor turtle Quite frankly there are other things that have an actual impact on your health like drinking soda and exercising that you should be more concerned about. Reply Reply Elizabeth Spalding Agree. It's easier to focus on arbitrary things like cell towers than actually have to look at real things that control your health, like diet and exercise!