May 31, 2011


I remember hearing a radio program by Richard Greene on Air America where he interviewed a scientist who had been hired by the cellphone companies to prove that cellphone usage was safe. His studies found the opposite and he was denounced by the very companies which had hired him. I wish I could recall his name but my brain is fried. I guess it's time to get that dorky headset. Now this:


Cell Phone Radiation 'Possibly Carcinogenic,' Experts Say

"Given the potential consequences for public health on this classification and fidings, it is important that additional research be conducted into the long-term, heavy use of mobile phones," IARC Director Christopher Wild said.

Until then, measures should be taken to reduce exposure, including use of hands-free devices or texting, Wild added. Many cell phone manufacturers put out safety manuals that encourage users to keep the devices several millimeters from their body.