Journalist: Niall McKay
That driver with the cell phone may not be paying attention - or maybe it's a tumor.
Since the first yuppies held brick-size cell phones to their ears, the question has loomed. Do cell phones cause brain damage to the 200 million people who use them? The Swedish say...Cell Phone Radiation
Are We Lab Rats For The Cell Phone Industry?
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 200...Cell Phone Radiation
Can Cell Phones Cause Cancer ?
By Kenneth R. Foster, University of Pennsylvania & John E. Moulder, Medical College of Wisconsin
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. Recently...Cell Phone Radiation
Cell Phone Health Studies Continue
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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...Cell Phone Radiation
Just How Safe Is Your Phone To Use?
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...Cell Phone Radiation
Watchdog Stands By CellPhones Warning
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...Cell Phone Radiation
CellPhone Fears: Malignant Or Benign
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...Cell Phone Radiation
Jury Still Out on Cell Phone Risk
August 01, 2000
The US Food and Drug Administration is meeting Tuesday to discuss the links between cellphones and cancer. Meanwhile, a panel of experts concludes that currently, there is not enough evidence to link wireless phones to brain cancer, but there is sufficient research to raise...Cell Phone Radiation
US Investigating Cell Phone Risks
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...Cell Phone Radiation
Is Your Cellphone Really Safe?
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...Cell Phone Radiation
Heads Get The Call For Ban On Student's Cell Phone's
July 27, 2000
David Blunkett is urging all head teachers to prohibit pupils from using mobile phones except in emergencies and to restrict general use to those aged 16 and over.
The Education Secretary's written guidance follows the findings of the Government's own...Cell Phone Radiation
Would Mad Cows Use Mobile Phones?
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 own agendas. In...