Issues

April 18th , 2012
PRESS RELEASE: Updated Cell Phone Study Deeply Flawed, Say Experts

Environmental Health Trust and Other Experts Expose Major Flaws in New Danish Study Claiming No Significant Cancer Risks from Cell Phone Use. “Unsurprising, biased and misleading,” says EHT President, cancer epidemiologist, Devra Davis, PhD, MPH JACKSON, WY — October 20, 2011 EMBARGOED until 5:30 PM EST – A new study to be released online today “Use […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New study shows cell phones exceed FCC exposure limits by as much as double for children

A scholarly article on cell phone safety published online October 17, 2011, in the journal Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine reports the finding that cell phones used in the shirt or pants pocket exceed FCC exposure guidelines and that children absorb twice as much microwave radiation from phones as do adults. The paper, titled “Exposure Limits: […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Cell Phones and Cancer: Should We Be Concerned?

October 13, 2011 – Researchers, a former patient, a local legislator and others will be at the University of Southern Maine this coming Monday afternoon, October 17, to help increase knowledge and awareness of the potential risks of cell phone use. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 1 […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Health Trust Responds to CTIA’s Lawsuit to Prevent San Francisco’s “Right to Know” Ordinance from Taking Effect

EHT Founder Says Wireless Industry Group’s Action Unjustified JACKSON, WY — October 11, 2011 – Devra Davis, PhD, MPH, President of Environmental Health Trust, has debunked a lawsuit filed by the CTIA, a wireless industry group representing AT&T and Verizon among others, to prevent San Francisco’s “Right to Know” ordinance from taking effect on October […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Health Trust to Unveil Worldwide Cell Phone Safety Recommendations at Istanbul Symposium on October 7-8

  EHT Founder to Present Compilation of Guidelines Adopted Around the World to Minimize Potential Health Risks from Cell Phone Use Devra Davis, PhD, MPH, President of Environmental Health Trust, will unveil a global summary of cell phone safety laws and regulations at the Symposium on Electromagnetic Fields and Its Effects, to be held at […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Health Trust Lauds San Francisco For Enacting Nation’s First Cell Phone Ordinance

Acknowledges Significant Milestone Toward Cell Phone Safety Awareness JACKSON, WY – October 4, 2011 – Devra Davis, PhD, MPH, President of Environmental Health Trust, today praised the City of San Francisco as its Department of the Environment put into effect the nation’s first cell phone ordinance. This month the Department will distribute materials and educate […]

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EHT Releases Worldwide Cell Phone Radiation Safety Recommendations and Policies

Environmental Health Trust has released a document, titled “Worldwide Cell Phone Safety Recommendations and Policies—September 2011,” that spotlights a wide array of guidelines adopted in the United States and in nations around the world to prevent potential health risks from cell phone use. The document summarizes safety measures in the United States including those adopted […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Health Trust Questions New Study Claiming No Cell Phone-Brain Cancer Link Among Children and Adolescents

JACKSON, WY — July 27, 2011 – A study published July 27 in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute concludes that children and adolescents who use cell phones are not at an increased risk of brain cancer compared to their peers who do not use cell phones. Between 2004 and 2008, Martin Roosli, PhD, […]

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ElectromagneticHealth.org: San Francisco City Council Approves Amended Cell Phone Ordinance

The San Francisco City Council voted today to pass an amended cell phone disclosure ordinance. The original “right-to-know” ordinance was passed a year ago, but was held up by a lawsuit from the Telecom industry. On July 11, 2011, San Francisco’s City Operations & Neighborhood Services Committee voted 3-0 in support of the amended ordinance. […]

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ABC: Cellphone companies have to give customers info in SF

Cellphone companies will have to start giving customers in San Francisco more information about the possible dangers of radiation. Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Supervisors passed a law that requires cellphone makers to include fact sheets warning people about the amount of radiation each handset emits. Read the rest of the article: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=8260300

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