Friday, April 06, 2012

Environmental Health Trust Website

PRESS RELEASE: Scientists Challenge No Risk Conclusion, Warning--Cellphones Can Increase Brain Cancer Risk in Children

     Last July, the first study of the risk of brain cancer associated with cellphone use among children and adolescents was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.   The study ( concluded that,

“The absence of an exposure–response relationship either in terms of the amount of mobile phone use or by localization of the brain tumor argues against a causal association.”

EHT Submits Amicus Brief in Support of San Francisco “Right to Know” Ordinance

      CTIA Wireless Association has sued to block San Francisco’s “Cell Phone Right to Know” ordinance, which would require retailers to post materials about cell phone radiation and safety measures next to devices, passed in July. The CTIA calls the law “alarmist and false.” The Environmental Health Trust, in conjunction with the California Brain Tumor Association, filed an amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals in support of the City.

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