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Cellular phones and pacemakers

While this happens rarely, studies have clearly proven that cell phones do sometimes have a negative influence on the functioning of pacemakers, if placed or used within 8 inches of them. To avoid potential health problems you should try not to place or use your wireless device close to your pacemaker. This potential health risk has been eliminated with new pacemaker models equipped with a ceramic filter. For more info on this issue see the links below: