~e; wireless technology /central nervous system functioning

From "Susan Rubel" <susan_c_chance@msn.com>
Date Thu, 2 Jun 2005 21:12:13 -0400 (EDT)



How wireless technology may impact child development

and central nervous system functioning.=A0


Children and mobile phone use: Is there a health risk? The case for=20
extra precautions: Don Maisch, EMFacts Consultancy

Worldwide, children and young people are the fastest growing group of=20
mobile phone users. This growth is actively encouraged by professional=20=

advertising campaigns from the mobile phone industry, extolling how=20
indispensable the phones are to their life styles. The scientific=20
community has sounded a clear warning that this trend can be=20
detrimental to the health of our youth. As we await further research,=20
the message is one of caution. Every parent must ask themselves, is it=20=

worth the risk?


Electrical Sensitivity: Arthur Firstenberg and Susan Molloy

The founder and director of the Cellular Phone Taskforce (Firstenberg)=20=

and cofounder of the Environmental Health Network (Molloy) provide a=20
concise, referenced article on this emerging condition. (=46rom=20
Latitudes, Volume 5 #4)=A0


What Americans Need to Know about Radiation (or EMR) from Wireless=20
Communications: Margaret Meade Glaser

The author contends that Europeons and Russians know more than=20
Americans about this important issue=97and she tells you where you can=20=

find the facts you need.


Consumer Reports on Cell Phone safety: February 2003 issue

One of the first mainstream publications to question cell phone safety.=20=

Read the article!


The Dark Side of Wireless Technology: Sheila Rogers, editor of Latitudes

A heartbreaking account of how a cell phone tower placed next to a=20
family=92s farm devastated the health of a Midwest family and their farm=20=



A Possible Association Between Fetal/neonatal Exposure to=20
Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Radiation and the Increased Incidence of=20=

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Robert C. Kane, Ph.D, of =A0The Associated Bioelectromagnetics=20
Technologists, Blanchardville, Wisconsin, presents a theory that=20
developmental exposures to electromagnetic radiation may help explain=20
the dramatic recent increase in autism.


A Physician Petition: the Freiburger Appeal

Doctors unite to express concern for health effects of mobile phone=20


Update: March 2004


By Don Maisch

EMFacts Consultancy


An ongoing problem for the cell phone industry has been on how to=20
respond to the calls=A0 for a precautionary approach in relation to the=20=

use of cell phones by children. - Notably the advice from the UK=20
Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones (IEGMP), chaired by Sir=20
William Stewart. (2005).

In particular, Sir William's advice to the mobile phone industry to=20
"refrain from promoting the use of mobile phones by children" was not=20
greeted happily in many a corporate board room. - After all, this their=20=

Holy Grail where the BIG $$$$ are being made with a bewildering=A0 array=20=

of shiny gadgets for the kiddies. I saw one yesterday,=A0 a snappy=20
looking"scratch and sniff" cell phone that smells of roses when you=20
scratch the case. I hope the instructions include a warning to avoid=20
poking the antenna in the eye when having an olfactory experience. What=20=

will they think of next? Perhaps Motorola could team up with Colgate=A0=20=

to make the world's first cordless toothbrush phone! At least then the=20=

antenna would serve a useful purpose!


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