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Electromagnetic radiation

Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. Read more

The Sensitivity of Children to Electromagnetic Fields

Leeka Kheifets, PhD*, Michael Repacholi, PhD , Rick Saunders, PhD , Emilie van Deventer, PhD
* Department of Epidemiology, University of California School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California
Radiation and Environmental Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

“Consistent epidemiologic evidence of an association between childhood leukemia and exposure to extremely low frequency (ELF) magnetic fields has led to their classification by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a “possible human carcinogen.” Concerns about the potential vulnerability of children to radio frequency (RF) fields have been raised because of the potentially greater susceptibility of their developing nervous systems; in addition, their brain tissue is more conductive, RF penetration is greater relative to head size, and they will have a longer lifetime of exposure than adults.”

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Why Children and Teens Should Stay Away From Cell Phones

Toronto’s department of public health has advised teenagers and young children to limit their use of cell phones, in order to avoid potential health risks. The advisory is the first of its kind in Canada. Read more

Before You Give Your Child A Phone Think How It May Effect Your Child’s Health

The largest biological experiment in history” is how one researcher describes mobile phone use. And those who make numerous calls every day from their mobiles are the guinea pigs Read more

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