Cellphone usage risks come into the forefront – be aware
+ The Defender from Children’s Heath Defense: ‘Simple Engineering Fixes’ Could Reduce Cellphone Radiation, Scientists Say
+ The Washington Post: Students can’t get off their phones. Schools have had enough. – Administrators see them as an intensifying distraction — or, worse, a tax on students’ mental health.
+ The Defender from Children’s Heath Defense: How the FCC Protects Cellphone Companies, Ignores Public Safety – The wireless industry is rolling out thousands of new transmitters amid a growing body of research that calls cellphone safety into question. Federal regulators say there’s nothing to worry about — even as they rely on standards established in 1996.
+ AARP: 6 Ways Your Cellphone Could Be Hurting You – Your smartphone may be increasing your risk of falls, ‘text neck,’ sleep problems, obesity, eyestrain and more
+ The Defender from Children’s Heath Defense: How Wireless Headphones Could Lead to Neurological Disorders – Wireless headphones, like Apple’s popular AirPods, could be dangerous to human health, according to a petition signed by 250 scientists.
+ The Defender from Children’s Heath Defense: Scientists Call for Moratorium on 5G After Study Shows Regulators Ignoring Health Risks of Radiation – The authors of a peer-reviewed study published Tuesday warned about the risks of exposure to radiation from 5G technology and said their research shows existing exposure limits for wireless radiation are inadequate, outdated and harmful to human health and wildlife.
+ The Defender from Children’s Heath Defense: ‘Democracy at Work’: L.A. County Delays Decision on Fast-Tracking Wireless Towers After Public Outcry – Citing “unanswered questions,” the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to delay its final vote on two ordinances that would allow for the fast-tracked proliferation of wireless infrastructure without due process and without residents’ right to appeal.
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