The Great Health Debate
- Initial CRADA meeting calls for extensive research. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;08/07/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 32, p3
Reports that the United States government-cellular industry task force called Effects of Radio-Frequency Energy Exposure on Micronucleus Formation formed to examine the health effects of radio-frequency exposure, called for extensive research on the subject during its initial meeting.
- Just do it. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;11/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p11
Discusses the debate over whether radio-frequency (RF) emissions from handsets cause adverse human health effects. `Wall Street Journal' articles on corporate response to the contentious global warming issue; Author's first-hand experience with the ability of shielded cable connecting a...
- Mothers of invention. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;03/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p12
Comments on the controversy surrounding the supposed adverse health effects of long-term cellular phone use. Houston Cellular president Donald Kovalevich's letter to TruePosition Inc. president Kent Sandler concerning the safety of cellular phones; Progress of Canada's radio frequency (RF)...
- Output power levels from mobile phones in different geographical areas; implications for exposure assessment. Lönn, S.; Forssén, U.; Vecchia, P.; Ahlbom, A.; Feychting, M. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2004, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p769
Background: The power level used by the mobile phone is one of the most important factors determining the intensity of the radiofrequency exposure during a call. Mobile phone calls made in areas where base stations are densely situated (normally urban areas) should theoretically on average use...
- Warnings issued. Aldred, Carolyn // Business Insurance;05/22/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 21, p27
Reports that Great Britain and Japan issued risk warnings of radio frequency radiation from cellular telephones. Proposals to enforce international electromagnetic emissions guidelines; Concerns over the possible adverse health effects of radio frequency emissions.
- Radiofrequency radiation in five Vancouver schools: exposure standards not exceeded. Thansandote, Artnarong; Gajda, Gregory B.; Lecuyer, David W. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/04/99, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p1311
Discusses how the rapid growth of the cellular telephone industry has resulted in the installation of numerous base stations or radio transmitters to relay telephone calls. Concern about the possible health risks associated with the emission of radiofrequency (RF) radiation from these antennas;...
- Mobile phone risks studied. Aldred, Carolyn // Business Insurance;01/25/99, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p17
Reports on the World Health Organization's coordination of a global study to determine the link between the incidence of brain tumors and the use of mobile telephones. Health concerns pushing telephone companies to fund research programs; Evidence that people exposed to radio frequency face the...
- Gov't braces for 3G policy. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;11/6/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p1
Focuses on efforts by the administration of United States President Bill Clinton to secure spectrum from military, commercial, educational and religious users for third-generation mobile-phone systems.
- U.K. consumer group again finds hands-free devices increase RF emitted by phones. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;11/6/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p3
Focuses on Consumers' Association's introduction of results of a test that reaffirm earlier findings that hands-free devices can increase radio frequency radiation emitted by mobile phones.