Congressional Hearings

C-SPAN CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS VIDEOS
2008 Congressional Hearing: Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

Witnesses testified about research into cellular telephone use and its potential impact on human health, as well as the potential side effects and consequences of cell phone use. They focused on studies that had examined potential links between cell phones and cancer, and about warnings issued by some groups on cell phone safety. Recent epidemiological studies involving humans suggest that heavy cell phone users of 10 years or more have developed brain tumors on the same side of their heads as where they used to hold their mobile phones. Witnesses are David Carpenter, Ronald B. Herberman M.D.,Robert Hoover, Darrell Issa, Julius P. Knapp II,Ellie Marks, Danny “Dan” Lee Burton, Dennis Kucinich, Diane Watson

2009 Congressional Hearing on Cell Phone Radiation

Health Effects of Cell Phone Use Witnesses testified about research into cellular telephone use and its potential impact on human health, as well as the potential side effects and consequences of cell phone use. They focused on studies that had examined potential links between cell phones and cancer, and about warnings issued by some groups on cell phone safety. Witnesses are John Bucher, Devra L. Davis, Linda Erdreich, Thomas “Tom” Harkin, Dariusz Leszczynski, Olga Naidenko, Mark Pryor, Siegal Sadetzki, Arlen Specter

2011: Communicators with Nora Volkow

Dr. Nora Volklow talked about tests conducted by National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and the Energy Department’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. The test results show that brain chemistry becomes altered after 50 minutes of cell phone usage. Also featuring Kenneth Foster and Devra Davis.

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Book Discussion on Disconnect

Devra Davis presented her book Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family, published that day by Dutton. She argued that cell phone radiation damages the human body. She said that recently disclosed research shows that cell phones negatively affect human DNA and increase the user’s risk of developing memory loss, cancer, and various neurological diseases. Ms. Dutton talked about the industry practices that have hidden the dangers and her recommendations for cell phone use.

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Book Discussion on Cell Phones: Invisible Hazards in the Wireless Age

Martin Schram and George Carlo talked about their book Cell Phones: Invisible Hazards In the Wireless Age about Carlos work heading up the WTO Cell Phone Research study that found problems “suppressed” by the Wireless Industry.

 

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