Monthly Archive:: October 2014

  WiFi in Schools Around the world an increasing number of governments and authorities have banned or warned against the use of WiFi in schools.  Many experts, scientists and doctors are warning schools to take a precautionary approach.The Australian Radiation Protection Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is the government agency which sets the standard limits for human exposure to radiation.   ARPANSA’s recent fact sheet 14 “How to reduce exposure from mobile phones and other wireless devices” (Updated June 2013) states “the technology is very new and it’s impossible to be completely sure there isn’t some risk.  This is particularly true for children where there is little research evidence.” http://www.wifi-in-schools-australia.org

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October 20, 2014 Some leading epidemiologists have been saying that cell phones don’t pose a brain tumor risk because cancer rates are not going up. Now comes word that Swedish cancer registry data are in disarray and official statistics may be masking a disquieting trend. Since 2008, there has been a close to 30% increase in patients with a brain tumor of an “unknown nature” and that increase is not reflected in the national cancer registry, according to a new analysis by Mona Nilsson, a Swedish journalist and the chairman of the Swedish Radiation Protection Foundation. Read more.. http://microwavenews.com/short-takes-archive/brain-tumor-rates-sweden

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by Louise Kuo Habakus An open letter to Apple Inc. Mr. Tim Cook CEO, Apple Inc. 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014 (408) 996-1010 TCook@apple.com October 15, 2014 Dear Tim, On behalf of concerned parents, I’m writing to ask for your help. First, though, I’d like to acknowledge your company’s tremendous success. You run the most culturally powerful company of all time. Ok, some might say you’re #2. But it’s clear that you make fantastic, well-known products that have changed the way we work, play, and live. Adults love them: “I’m waiting to see what Apple will make me buy next.” Kids love them: “Mom, just get me [&hellip

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