CANADA: The NDP wants cancer warning on cell phones

June 2nd, 2011

Published: 2011/06/01
Author: Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press
TORONTO – The Ontario government will examine a World Health Organization warning about a possible link between cellphones and cancer, but won’t take any immediate action to warn consumers, Health Promotion Minister Margarett Best said Wednesday.

Full story: The NDP wants cancer warning on cell phones

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CNET: Researcher’s Strong Signal on Cell Phone Risk – Q&A

June 2nd, 2011

CNET talks to a former executive of the National Academy of Sciences who says more information on the health effects of cell phones is sorely needed and that we should err on the side of caution.

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Overpowering evidence on cell phone dangers

May 24th, 2011

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What do tobacco, asbestos and cell phones have in common?

May 18th, 2011


(cell phones, wireless, cell towers…) appear to have more or less potentially harmful, non-thermal, biological effects on plants, insects and animals, as well as the human body when exposed to levels that are below the official threshold values.

One must respect the precautionary principle and revise the current threshold values; waiting for high levels of scientific and clinical proof can lead to very high health and economic costs, as was the case in the past with asbestos, leaded petrol and tobacco.

Read the entire report here…Council_Europe_Report_The_potential_dangers_of_electromagnetic_fields_and_their_effect_on_the_environment_06_05_2011


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Phone radiation disturbs sleep

May 13th, 2011

Just a thirty minute cell phone conversation prior to sleep causes changes in brain waves.

Read about it here.


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Companies Committed to Safer Cell Phone Use

April 20th, 2011

Below are companies, to date, who are committed to protecting employee health and agree to:

  • Promote cell phone safety by distributing Environmental Health Trust information
  • Provide headsets to all employees who use phones for business
  • Sponsor Environmental Health Trust
  • Create their own programs to promote cell phone safety

Sustainable Mobile | info at | +358-29-123 0899 |
Knobe’s Radio Shack | chris at | 307-734-8801 |
Blue Spruce Cleaners |
Diana Joy AlterEgo | 307-690-3589
Dutton | A member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc |
Dynamic Custom Homes |
Elevated Grounds Coffee Shop |
Horizon Pictures | 307-733-2994
Jackson Whole
JH Weekly |
Lotus Cafe |
Mayor’s Office of Jackson Hole
Pamela Stockton Interiors |
Roadrunner Apothecary
Sunlight Design | 307-690-6696 |
Teton Literacy Program |
Teton Science Schools |
Teton Wellness
Thal Glass
Togwotee Lodge |

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More Federal Oversight Needed for Cell Phone Safety

April 9th, 2011

NATIONAL JOURNAL: Phoning It In? Some of the federal government’s own scientists say that it’s not doing enough to determine whether cell phones pose a health risk.

The Federal Communications Commission has not updated the standards for cell phone safety since 1996. Greg Lotz of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, along with others, speak with the National Journal about the need for more federal oversight to regulate cell phone safety.

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This article appeared in the Saturday, April 9, 2011 edition of National Journal and was published online at

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Position Paper released on Electromagnetic Radiation in a School Environment

November 19th, 2010

This position paper is one of the most useful documents in discussing cell phone radiation is this English translation from an Israeli government tri-ministerial report (Labor, Environment and Health) that explains why the Israelis are re-examining wifi and cell phone policies in schools. It was formulated in accordance with the request of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament, D.T.) Interior and Environment Committee Chairman, MP. Dov Hanin, at a meeting of the committee on May 31st, 2010. The Health Ministry’s representative, Prof. Siegal Sadetzki was responsible for the initiation and consolidation of these recommendations.

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