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CDC June 2014 Guidance: “We recommend caution in cellphone use.” … and the Story behind the Backtracking.

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions In June 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), revised its webpage for “FAQ About Cell Phones and Your Health” to state the following [1]: “Along with many organizations worldwide, we recommend … Continue reading

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Naperville School District 203 Considers Leases for Cell Tower Installations

Update:  On September 3, 2014, it was announced that the vendor responsible for the cell tower project withdrew its proposal to the Naperville school district.  It is thought the growing public opposition to the towers may have played a role … Continue reading

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Radiofrequency (RF) Fields: Possibly, Probably, or Definitely Carcinogenic — The Evidence Mounts Toward the Latter.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) generally categorizes agents (e.g., substances or radiation) into four (4) categories in terms of cancer causing ability: Group 1:        Carcinogenic to humans. Group 2A:     Probably carcinogenic to humans. Group 2B:     Possibly … Continue reading

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French Health Agency Issues Recommendations to Limit RF Exposure

On October 15, 2013, in a significant announcement, the French health agency, ANSES, published results of its assessment of risks related to exposure to radiofrequencies based upon a review of the international scientific literature. An ANSES press release begins with the … Continue reading

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Texas Utility Commission Staff Accuses Smart Meter Opponents with “Negative Bias” … Maybe They Should Look in the Mirror.

In December 2012, the staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) published a report entitled, “Health and RF EMF from Advanced Meters.”  Incidentally, this PUCT staff document was prepared with the help of Federal tax dollars. First of … Continue reading

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