CellPhone Fears : Malignant Or Benign

CellPhone Fears: Malignant Or Benign Wired News Journalist: Elisa Batista August 04, 2000 Two days after cellphone manufacturers started including radio frequency radiation information on the packaging of their products, a Maryland neurologist with brain cancer Thursday filed an $800 million lawsuit for not having this information beforehand. The Cellular Telecommunications Industry Associations, which represents […]

US Investigating Cell Phone Risks

US Investigating Cell Phone Risks Reuters Journalist: Laura Gilcrest August 01, 2000 Amid mounting concerns that the Golden Age of communication may have a dark side, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is turning to outside experts to help assess whether the cell phone may pose an adverse health risk through radiation. At an […]

Your Cell Really Safe?

Is Your Cellphone Really Safe? Newsweek Journalists: Claudia Kalb And Karen Springen July 30, 2000 Dialing For Cancer? A New Study Says Risks From Cell Phones Remains Unclear A controversial new article renews concerns about health hazards Shari Welsh can’t imagine life without her cell. She brings it everywhere—biking through the hills, driving in the […]

PR, Radiation And Bad Science

PR, Radiation And Bad Science Australian IT Journalist: Stewart Fist July 25, 2000 This is the Information Age. Right? And Australia is the Lucky Country, the Smart Country, or the Knowledge Nation, depending on which academic, lobbyist or politician you talk to. Meanwhile, Kim Beazley’s Labor Party has put out to pasture the only science […]

Would Mad Cows Use Mobile Phones?

Would Mad Cows Use Mobile Phones? IT Director July 24, 2000 It’s niggling doubt time. Do mobile phones push out harmful radiation or not? Let’s ask the scientists. Trouble is, can we trust them? It isn’t a case of corruption, but contradictory evidence that is then used by our own, dear politicians to promote their […]

Cell Phone Industry To Publish Cell Phone Radiation Data

Cell Phone Industry To Publish Radiation Data CNN July 17, 2000 The U.S. cellular telephone industry will start publishing information on the amount of radiation that enters users’ heads when they use various wireless phones. CNN has learned that the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association is going to require manufacturers to submit data — called SAR’s […]

What Health Risks Do You Face Using Your Smartphone?

What Health Risks Do You Face Using Your Mobile Phone? CNET News Journalist: Corey Grice July 18, 2000 At the behest of a major wireless industry trade group and amid heightening concerns about potential health risks, many smartphones will soon carry information about radiation levels. The Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) yesterday announced plans to […]

Cell Phone Standards ‘Fail To Reflect Risk’

Cell Phone Standards ‘Fail To Reflect Risk’ The Courier-Mail Journalist: Sean Parnell June 21, 2000   The Australian Senate has been told that mobile telephone standards in the country do not adequately reflect health risks.   On 20 June 2000, principal scientific officer at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital, Peter French, called for tougher restrictions on […]