Dr. Davis’ published articles

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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February 14th , 2016
Goop: Devra Davis on WiFi in Schools and Limiting Its Risks: A Q&A with Devra Davis

Cell phones and other wireless devices like Wi-Fi routers are two-way microwave radios that operate in the same frequency range as microwave ovens, but at a much lower power. All wireless signals—whether from cell phones, tablets, computers, or wireless routers—are microwave radiation, a type of non-ionizing radiation that is also called radio-frequency radiation. When the […]

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December 22nd , 2015
The Expert Beacon: Protect children in the digital age by reducing wireless radiation

In these days of digitalization of the world from smart-toothbrushes to baby monitors, few are asking about the long term impact on the developing brain and body from growing up in a sea of radiofrequency radiation that did not exist even four years ago. While pregnancy remains a time of intense interest in protecting mother […]

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April 15th , 2015
Green Gazette: HEALTH ISSUES | Save the Girls. Make the Bra a No-Phone Zone

A large number of young women carry their cellphones in the bra unaware that they are exposing themselves directly to microwave radiation. That is not a good idea. In fact, the phones come with specific warnings from manufacturers not to do so.

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February 10th , 2015
Huffington Post: Cancer a Roll of the Dice? WHO Says Not!

The new year began with comforting reports assuring us that cancer is due to bad luck. Johns Hopkins researchers concluded that up to two out of every three cancers could be tied chiefly to how many stem cells divide within an organ. They advise expanding screening programs since most of the disease cannot be prevented.

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December 7th , 2014
Huffington Post: The Connection Between Air Pollution and Cell Phones You’ve Never Heard About

In the 21st century, “show me the bodies” seems like a cruel and outdated foundation for public policy. Yet history is littered with examples — like tobacco and asbestos — where only after the death toll mounts is the price of inaction finally understood to exceed that of action.

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July 22nd , 2014
LEGAL BUT LETHAL: San Francisco Medicine: “Flying Blind: The Public Health Impacts of Wireless Radiation”
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