Dr. Davis’ published articles

June 15th , 2011
Beyond Brain Cancer: Other Possible Dangers Of Cell Phones

In a nearly unanimous decision, 31 expert advisers to the World Health Organization (WHO) last week stunned the world’s 5 billion cell phone users and declared radiofrequency and electromagnetic radiation a “possible” cause of brain cancer. Microwave radiation from cell phones joins a list of well-reviewed cancer-causing agents, that includes engine exhaust, some pesticides, lead, […]

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March 1st , 2011
Cell Phone Radiation: Is It Dangerous?

New studies by the acclaimed chief of the National Institute of Drug Abuse, psychiatrist Nora Volkow show that just 50 minutes of cell phone radiation excites the brain. This important finding strengthens the need for a major research program on cell phones and health, for revamping approaches to setting standards, and for putting warning labels […]

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May 22nd , 2010
Cell Phones and Brain Cancer: The Real Story

The long awaited World Health Organization Interphone study of more than 5,000 brain tumors that occurred between 2000-2004 and cell phone use failed to deliver a knock-out punch. This thirteen country report found what every study that has ever examined people who have used phones for a decades or more has determined– top users of […]

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April 19th , 2010
South Africa’s Environment and Human Rights–the next revolution

From afar, South Africa remains a fascinating country that managed to avoid a bloody civil war through an extraordinary reconciliation process. South Africa today looks a lot more like a rainbow than it did twenty years ago when it freed Nelson Mandela and thousands of other political prisoners. Whites, blacks and coloreds–the term for the […]

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March 22nd , 2010
The Secret History Of Mammography

Mammography is one of the most oversold and understudied technologies in medical history. To continue to assert that mammography will save lives flies in the face of huge numbers of studies on the topic.  Individual doctors treat individual women but do not and cannot study the patterns of disease in populations.  That is the job […]

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March 18th , 2010
Cell Phones: Damaging The Brains Of Children?

Over the last two months, a marked shift has occurred in the public’s perception about the risks of cell phones. In early September, an International Expert Conference on Cell Phones and Health convened in Washington, D.C., to examine the issue. Experts from the conference testified in a special hearing on the subject before the Senate […]

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Climategate Is a Smokescreen

The climate change deniers claim that stolen emails from British scientists regarding tree rings and temperature change show that science does not support global warming. In fact, when you get right down to it the big picture on climate remains precisely what the Associate Press and Factcheck.org and the Obama and Bush Administrations have confirmed–the […]

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March 8th , 2010
Cell Phones — Read the Fine Print

Last week the technology world stood on notice as a fiercely independent state legislator, Democrat Andrea Boland, bucked the Maine political establishment and proposed to place visible warning labels directly on cell phones. “Cell phones emit electromagnetic radiation, exposure to which may increase the risk of brain cancer. Users, especially pregnant women and children, should […]

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December 7th , 2009
Brain Cancer and Cell Phones: The Jury is Still Out

According to headlines trumpeted around the world, cell phones are safe.  This reassuring conclusion rests on an analysis of trends in brain cancer in Scandinavian countries up to 2003 which did NOT tie these trends in any way to actual patterns of use of cell phones.

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