Dial C for Cancer Metro Journalist: Kelly Luker August 31, 2000 Do cell phones equal damaged brain cells? Cancer, tumors, memory loss, radiation sickness. It seems one can't enjoy technology anymore without its faithful sidekicks, suffering and slow death. Following the well-trodden path of telephones, microwave ovens, electric blankets and power lines, cell phones and
Are We Lab Rats For The Cell Phone Industry? EWeek Journalist: Maria Seminerio August 18, 2000 The next time you use your cell phone -- and if you’re like most business people you see riding planes, trains and automobiles lately, you’ll probably start dialing any second now -- think about this: There have been some
Can Cell Phones Cause Cancer ? IEEE Spectrum By Kenneth R. Foster, University of Pennsylvania & John E. Moulder, Medical College of Wisconsin August, 2000 A driver using a wireless telephone might be worried about having an accident, even while being reassured that if one were to happen, he or she could call for help.
Cell Phones May Damage Nerves In The Scalp Reuters Journalist: Amy Norton August 15, 2000 As cellular phones become ubiquitous, their status as a possible health threat--either as a distraction to drivers or a potential cause of brain tumors--is gaining more attention. Now, investigators say there is evidence that cell phones may damage nerves in
Cell Phones: We Need More Testing Business Week Journalist: Norm Alster August 14, 2000 Back in the early 1980s, there were 35 researchers at the Environmental Protection Agency exploring the biological effects of radiation from cell phones and other devices. But by 1987, budget cuts had shut the program down. Since then, the Federal Communications
Cell Phone Health Studies Continue Medill News Service Journalist: Katherine Hunt August 11, 2000 It's too soon to say whether radio frequency emissions from cellular phones cause adverse health effects, including brain cancer, say scientists at a recent Food and Drug Association conference. "The scientific community is in agreement that [prior] research [shows cell phones]
Just How Safe Is Your Phone To Use? Belfast Telegraph August 11, 2000 Health fears over hands-6.00 mobile phones are expected to be played down by a Government report to be published today. -A 41-year-old neurologist in the States filed a GBP50 million lawsuit against Motorola last week for damages following the discovery of a
Mobile Phone Safety Leaves Experts Divided The Guardian Journalist: James Meek August 09, 2000 The Consumers' Association yesterday accused the government of having used the wrong tests to assess the safety of hands-6.00 kits for mobile phones, saying the association stood by its claim that the devices failed to protect users against radiation. A government
Watchdog Stands By CellPhones Warning The Scotsman Journalist: Alison Gray August 09, 2000 The Consumers' Association yesterday stood by its warning that hands-free cellphone kits can triple the level of radiation beamed into the ear.The group's statement came as the Department of Trade and Industry published a report which said the devices produced "substantial reductions"
DTI and Which? At Odds Over Cell Phone Safety The Register Journalist: Lucy Sheriff August 08, 2000 Consumers have been left without a clue - should they go hands-6.00 or clamp their cell phone to their ear? Research published by the government today indicates that hands-6.00 mobile phone kits are safe to use. These new
Mobile Phones Safety Muddle Daily Mail August 08, 2000 Mobile phone users face further anxiety and confusion today over the safety of hands-6.00 kits. An official Government report will give earpieces the all-clear and say they limit exposure to potentially dangerous radiation. But last night other safety experts condemned the findings as 'misleading' and said
Physicist Joins Mobile Phone Critics The West Australian Journalist: David Utting August 08, 2000 In August 2000, more warnings are being sounded about the dangers of mobile phone use. British physicist, Barrie Trower, says that mobile phones should be used as infrequently as possible, as it is certain that the low-level radiation they emit causes