More Research Into Wireless Phones, Cancer Link
- Electronic tobacco. Lynch, Grahame // America's Network;02/15/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p8
Comments on the health effects of cellular telephones. Estimated fund invested by the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association on cellular telephone hazards; Health hazards posed by cellular telephones; Problems with the independent studies on cellular telephone hazards.
- More phone safety disclosures ahead. Kirwan, Roberta // Money;Jan2001, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p126
Mentions the ruling by the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association that members should disclose specific absorption rate (SAR), or the amount of radiation taken in by the body, on cell phone models introduced after August 1, 2000. Web sites comparing models and their SAR; Limit for SAR...
- CTIA-certified phones to post SAR numbers. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;07/17/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 29, p1
Reports that the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association will require all mobile phones seeking certification to include radiation exposure data, in an effort to promote better public understanding of wireless health issues.
- Cellphones. // Earth Island Journal;Spring2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p21
Discusses the potential health effects of cellular telephones. Stance of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) on the issue; Approval of the United States Food and Drug Administration to test the safety of the telephones.
- Controversy follows WTR to the end. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;06/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p1
Reports on the resurfacing of public debate about whether mobile telephones cause cancer or pose other health problems, following the closure of the six-year Wireless Technology Research (WTR) program. WTR Chairman George Carlo's claim that new studies suggest a possible mobile phone-cancer...
- Wheeler pushes for standard requiring research CTIA earlier declined. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;10/11/99, Vol. 18 Issue 41, p6
Reports on Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association President Thomas Wheeler's call for speedier work on the development of a standard to measure mobile-phone radiation absorbed by the head. Fear that the government is giving safety approval to analog cellular phones that may exceed...
- Dr. Wheelerstein. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;10/18/99, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p12
Discusses issues surrounding the disclosure of Doctor George Carlo, the man chosen to run the mobile phone-cancer research program, of possible health risks from mobile phones. Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) President Tom Wheeler's prediction that findings will prove...
- With cell phones and pacemakers, recent research recommends caution. Gawel // Electronic Design;10/18/99, Vol. 47 Issue 21, p32H
Discusses the health effects of cellular phones. Effect on pacemakers; Safety assurances issued by the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association; Caution suggested from tests conducted by the Wireless Technology Research LLC; Recommendations in the wake of test results.
- Hold the phone. // New Hampshire Business Review;3/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p18
Reports on the findings of a study from the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association indicating that one-eight of New Hampshire's population carry cellular phones. Erection of cell sites that have resulted in clearer conversations; Strides in cellular coverage and quality; Accommodation...