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May 10, 2013
Cell phone use was associated with increased risk of two types of brain tumors in a new study of 790,000 women.

May 06, 2013
Will San Francisco abandon its cell phone right to know law tomorrow in order to settle a lawsuit filed by the CTIA-The Wireless Association after a three year battle in the courts?

Apr 24, 2013
Today, the World Health Organization's (WHO) new monograph on cancer risk from mobile phones and other sources of RF radiation is featured on the home page of the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Apr 19, 2013
The World Health Organization concludes there is “limited evidence” in both humans and laboratory animals for the carcinogenicity of radiofrequency radiation, especially from cell phones.

Apr 02, 2013
A new study finds that children who use cell phones who are exposed to lead are at greater risk of developing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder than lead-exposed children who do not use cell phones much or at all.

Mar 27, 2013
Regardless of your carrier, always keep your cell phone away from your head and your reproductive organs. Children's cell phone use should be very limited.

Mar 11, 2013
A major telecom company patented a system to reduce "electrosmog" from wireless local networks to reduce cancer risks associated with non-thermal exposures to microwave radiation. The industry has known the risks for many years but has failed to act.

Feb 25, 2013
Research review finds evidence of neurodegenerative effects from electrical exposure.

Feb 05, 2013
After procrastinating for almost ten years, the FCC seems prepared to review its outmoded wireless radiation standards. But will industry force the FCC to maintain the status quo or even weaken the inadequate standards?

Jan 24, 2013
The European Environment Agency published a major report today to alert governments about the need to attend to early warning signs about technology health risks, including mobile phones.



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