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The Increase of Brain Tumours in Adolescents

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In March of this year, Prevent Cancer Now posted a blog on their website called “Brain tumours now the most frequent form of cancer in U.S. adolescents: Ground-breaking American study.” It is a piece that depicts the staggering rate at which brain tumours are now affecting America’s youth. Not only are these brain tumours increasing […]
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Berkeley, CA – Cell Phone Warnings

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CTV National News on Sunday May 17th, 2015 featured “Warning Labels on Cell Phones” looking at the new law passed in Berkeley California and how it relates to Canadians.
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At C.D.C., a Debate Behind Recommendations on Cellphone Risk

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Jan 1st, 2016 - When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new guidelines 18 months ago regarding the radiation risk from cellphones, it used unusually bold language on the topic for the American health agency: “We recommend caution in cellphone use.” Within weeks, though, the C.D.C. reversed course. It no longer recommended caution, and deleted a passage specifically addressing potential risks for children.
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First US Public School District Limits Wi-Fi Radiation Exposure to Students and Staff

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Ashland, Massachusetts Public Schools have implemented Wi-Fi Device "Best Practices" which include turning the Wi-Fi off when not in use and keeping devices on a table. Based on its own review of the matter, the Ashland Public School District is reducing wireless radiation exposures to children by instituting district wide "best practices for mobile devices". Spurred by parent Cecelia Doucette's concerns about the lack of safety data on Wi-Fi and children, the district investigated the issue and developed a policy to substantially reduce wireless exposures to students and staff.
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EHT Lauds Israeli Ban on WiFi in Kindergarten and Precautions of Limits Children’s Exposures

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As of this fall, Israel and Italy are officially recommending schools reduce children's exposures to wireless radiation. The Israeli Ministry of Health has initiated a major public awareness effort to reduce wireless and electromagnetic radiation exposures to children. In similar action, the Italian State Parliament of South Tyrol voted to allow the application of the precautionary principle to replace existing wireless networks whenever possible with wired networks or those that emit less radiation.
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France: A Law To Regulate Exposure To Electromagnetic Fields

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France - On January 29th, a law governing public exposure to electromagnetic fields generated by wireless technology (base stations, mobile phones, tablets ...) was adopted by the Members of the National Assembly [MNAs]; the first taking into account the potential health risks of radio frequencies.
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