Dr. Davis’ published articles

March 24th , 2017
reduce and restrict children's wireless radiation
The Baltimore Sun: Wifi in Md. schools may put your kid at risk for cancer

Thank you, Gov. Larry Hogan, for appointing thoughtful, brave medical experts to Maryland’s Children’s Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC). Your next challenge is to get the Maryland school superintendents to heed the council’s well-founded advice: reduce and restrict children’s wireless radiation (wifi). With distinguished experts in child health, neurodevelopment and pediatrics, the council […]

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reduce and restrict children's wireless radiation
Baltimore Sun: Wifi in Md. Schools May Put Your Kid at Risk for Cancer

by Devra Lee Davis PhD, MPH  Thank you, Gov. Larry Hogan, for appointing thoughtful, brave medical experts to Maryland’s Children’s Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC). Your next challenge is to get the Maryland school superintendents to heed the council’s well-founded advice: reduce and restrict children’s wireless radiation (wifi). With distinguished experts in child […]

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February 15th , 2017
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A True Moonshot on Cancer Requires a Cabinet-Level Cancer Czar

Forty-five years ago President Richard Nixon declared that “the time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned toward conquering cancer.”

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January 27th , 2017
Haaretz – “Not Only Cancer, Cell Phone Radiation Can also Affect Child Development”

New studies show that the phones have an adverse effect on the endocrine and neurological system…

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Chicago Tribune – Are you carrying your cellphone too close to your body?

In the movie “La La Land,” the heroine fields calls in the current style, with her cellphone pressed close to her ear. When President Barack Obama gave his farewell address, he equated innovation with “a computer in every pocket.” Some users sleep with their cellphones on the nightstand — or even tucked under the pillow. […]

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January 26th , 2017
Children's Health Risk From Cell Phones
WalletHub: Should Kids Have Cell Phones? Experts Pick Sides

Becoming too connected used to be an issue kids had with stuffed animals and pacifiers. Now it’s a matter of smart phones and tablets. And whether this is a positive development remains to be seen.

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December 21st , 2016
Make American Great—Clean up Our Cities

While speaking to a crowd in Canton, Ohio, earlier in the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump said, “It used to be cars were made in Flint, and you couldn’t drink the water in Mexico. Now, the cars are made in Mexico, and you can’t drink the water in Flint!”

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September 12th , 2016
Healthy Living Magazine: How Cell Phones Affect A Child’s Brain

The bone marrow of a child’s head absorbs 10 times more radiation than that of an adult Here, you have a frying pan. You know it gets hot. So you just don’t tell the kid to flip the pancakes for you. You take precautions. You explain things, so kids don’t burn their fingers. Why should […]

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August 1st , 2016
Bottom Line Inc: Can Your Cell Phone Cause Cancer?

The Answer Just Changed from “Possibly” to “Probably” You may have heard that cell phones have been linked to cancer but wondered if that could really be true. A new study offers strong evidence that this is the case—cell phones and other wireless devices emit a type of microwave radiation termed radiofrequency radiation (RFR) that can […]

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February 19th , 2016
Oxford Press: Lead poisoning of Flint, Michigan—penny wise, pound foolish, and criminal by EHT’s Dr. Davis and Dr. Morris

The tragedy of children poisoned by lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan is not an isolated incident. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 12 of the 27 states that carried out any lead testing in 2014 had higher rates of lead poisoning than Flint. More than 11 counties in New Jersey have children […]

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