Cellular telephones are an essential part of life for most Americans. Whether you use yours to keep in touch with friends and family, manage your social media accounts, conduct business, or all of the above, it is rare to see anyone who does not have a cellular telephone for their personal and/or business use. Ongoing debates between … [Read more...] about New Study Raises Additional Concerns about Cell Phone Radiation
San Francisco’s cell phone radiation law has just overturned by a federal appeals court. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has been working to enact an ordinance that would require retailers to display information on radiation and cell phones. The City and County of San Francisco’s cell phone ordinance was scheduled to go … [Read more...] about San Francisco Cell Phone Radiation Law Overturned
The FCC plans on taking another look at cell phone radiation over concerns the ubiquitous devices may be linked to brain tumors. The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Julius Genachowski, requested the review, releasing a proposal to his peer commissioners calling for a formal inquiry into cell phone emission … [Read more...] about FCC to Take Another Look at Cell Phone Radiation
Following pow-wows with members of the cell phone industry, including the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, Nokia, AT&T and Motorola, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) quietly changed a statement on … [Read more...] about Was FCC Cell Phone Radiation Advice Altered at Behest of Industry?
A just-released study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) concludes that cell phones radiation does change brain activity. The study, conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), found that 50-minutes of cell phone use was associated with increased brain glucose metabolism (a … [Read more...] about Cell Phone Health Risks Can Be Reduced