Russian Cell Phone Standards

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I was disturbed, but not surprised, to read a report by the Russian National Committee on Protection from Non-ionizing Radiation. The scientist who wrote this report stated his opinion of U.S. polices regarding EMF regulation “The U.S. standards and those proposed by WHO are 100 times more lenient, depending upon frequency range, than the Russian standards, which are based on the observed biological effects of chronic EM (electro-magnetic) exposures.” The report also gave a formal opinion to WHO, the World Health Organization, representing the Russian Policy.

To read this article in full see Russian Report

Beware of your children’s school

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An article posted recently by the Washington Post brings to light how schools are making money by renting out space for cell phone antennas at the schools. The problem with this is that scientists are unsure as to whether these antennas can harm children. According to many of the scientists quoted in the article more research needs to be done to determine the effects these antennas have on children, who are more vulnerable to environmental hazards. Many schools are doing this to bring in revenue, anyone out there with children check and see what your child’s school is doing.
view article Washington Post 9/19/04
Protect your children.