Cell Phones, Children's Health, and a Law Suit Waiting to Happen

3Q 2009 | IN-1004576

The Environmental Work Group has stirred up a hornet’s nest with the publication of a report on cell phone radiation emission that even lists the emission levels for 1,000 different cell phone models starting with the 10 phones offering the least emissions. The report also points to several scientific studies that point to increase risk of brain damage as well as behavioral changes in children who use cell phones. The response of the CTIA has been prompt and predictable. The organization argues that it “takes the health of our customers very seriously. That’s why we work directly with the Federal Communications Commission to comply with the strict safety guideline that all wireless devices in the US must comply with.” Does that response really address the findings?

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