Hi alara Friends, Check out this great little story from CBS affiliate KXII News 12 out of Texoma on the woes of sleeping with your phone. Cell phones believed to cause serious sleep problems DENISON, Texas -- Checking your phone before bed and keeping it close by as you sleep is now believed to cause serious sleep problems, which could lead to poor health. Wayne Conn, a sleep coordinator at Texoma Medical Center, said using your phone right before bed is unhealthy. "It wakes the brain up. It gets you overstimulated and... you're not going to be able to fall...

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Hello alara Friends, It's true, CNET has been on the SAR case for over a decade. Have a look at their informative article "Why CNET compiles cell phone radiation charts" by Kent German and see what their data says. Why CNET compiles cell phone radiation charts Earlier this week, Nate Ralph and I revived a portion of CNET's long-standing cell phone radiation charts. The two galleries, the cell phones with the highest radiation levels and the cell phones with the lowest radiation levels, were quick to gather reader comments, a few of which I'd like to address here. But first,...

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Hey Alara Friends, Check out this great article titled "Do Cellphones Cause Radiation" which appeared on USAToday.com and was written by Kim Komando host of The Kim Komando Show: Do Cellphones Cause Radiation I imagine you're like me. You have least considered the idea that the phone you hold flat up against your ear day after day might have detrimental health effects. But then you shirk the concept and attribute it to a brief case of paranoia. After all, if cellphones did cause cancer, wouldn't people be openly talking about it? Here's where the confusion starts. Some scientific studies show...

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Although there is still no definitive answer whether cell phone radiation is harmful to human health, alara, along with many other experts and health organizations around the world recommends the adoption of the “Precautionary Principle” on this matter. So what does this mean? The Precautionary Principle The Precautionary Principle is a policy of social responsibility aimed at protecting the public and environment from possible harm when the scientific community has validated a plausible risk. It is essentially a common sense based “better safe than sorry” approach suggesting that action should be taken to avoid harm even when it is not...

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As cell phones and other wireless devices become increasingly popular, there is a growing concern over the possible health impact of wireless technology. Science is still inconclusive on whether cell phone radiation is safe or harmful to humans. Consumers are often confused by conflicting study results and mixed media messages. This article is intended to explain the primary causes of the scientific dilemma and offer some suggestions on how to interpret scientific findings in the field of cell phone radiation and human health. Cell phone radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) in the radio-frequency (RF) range. Since the...

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As global cell phone subscription soared from 12.4 million in 1990 to 7 billion in 2013, cell phones have become a universal and indispensable tool for modern life. Cell phones emit low-intensity radio-frequency (RF) energy, a type of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation (EMR). When you hold your cell phone next to your head or wear it on your body, you can absorb over 50% of the transmitted RF energy. While cell phones bring enormous convenience to our lives, the possible health consequences of exposure to cell phone radiation have aroused considerable public attention and scientific debate. What Science Says Since the...

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