Better Safe Than Sorry
- Scientists decry Canada's outdated Wi-Fi safety rules. Webster, Paul Christopher // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/16/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 9, p639
The article reports on the views of scientists and safety advocates that Health Canada's safety regulations for wireless devices are outdated. Topics discussed include hearings conducted by the Parliament's Standing Committee on Health about Safety Code 6, claims that the health agency's Safety...
- No evidence of Wi-Fi dangers, says health agency. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Oct2009, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p8
The article reports on the result of the two-year research conducted by Great Britain's Health Protection Agency (HPA) regarding the health risks of Wireless Fidelity (Wi-fi) wave exposures. It is believed that radio waves emitted from it and some of the transmitted energy diffuses into body...
- Reports says cell phones contribute to accidents. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;01/12/98, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the report `An Investigation of the Safety Implications of Wireless Communications in Vehicles,' released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on January 6, 1998, which argues that the the use of cellular phones plays a role in automobile accidents. Aims of...
- Health issue rises over fire stations. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;8/30/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p1
Focuses on the move of the International Association of Fire Fighters to conduct a study on the effects of cellular phone towers near fire stations in the U.S. and Canada on the health of firefighters. Amount of money needed by the association for the study; Symptoms experienced by firefighters...
- Scientists Find Harmful Effects From Wireless Devices; Urge Safety Rules for Cell Phones. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2010, Issue 101, p19
The article reports on the harmful effects of cell phones and other wireless devices on health.
- HIGH COST OF WI-FI. Gray, Jane // Ecologist;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p6
A letter to the editor comments on the safety of wireless communications networks
- Electromagnetic Sensitivity. Rogers, Shiela // Latitudes;2002, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p2
Focuses on the effect of electromagnetic radiation from mobile phone on the health of an individual. Problems experienced by mobile phone users; Dangers of electromagnetic radiation; Use of headset by mobile phone users.
- Electrical Sensitivity. Firstenberg, Arthur; Molloy, Susan // Latitudes;2002, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p16
Discusses effects of electromagnetic waves on child's health and development. Sources of electromagnetic waves; Impact of the use of wireless computers on developmentally and disabled children; Use of wireless technology to monitor vital signs of hospital patients; Measures to be taken by...
- Living under pylons. Tar-Ching Aw // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/1/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6652, p804
Focuses on the effect of low frequency electromagnetic radiation on cells and tissue functions in Great Britain. Popularity of carcinogenic, leukemogenic and genetic effects of ionizing radiation on health; Diversity of the effects; Consideration of the effect as weak in carcinogenic.