After you convince people that using a cell phone won't cause brain cancers, using them in hospitals is one of the next big mythologies.
Calls made on cell phones do not affect hospital medical devices, U.S. researchers said Friday, but store anti-theft alarms might make implanted heart devices misfire.
Tests at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, showed normal use of cell phones, also called mobile phones, caused no noticeable interference with patient care equipment, they said.
Next - airplanes. Sitting next to someone talking on their phone for an entire flight? I don't think so. Sitting next to someone surfing the web or watching a movie on their phone?