Cell Phones Can Kill You And Your Baby

The Miracle - - Special -

As re­searchers are in­creas­ingly find­ing that ra­di­a­tion from cell phones causes can­cer, the cell phone in­dus­try is coun­ter­at­tack­ing with threats of law­suits and pay­ing re­searchers to write pa­pers - that can easily get into med­i­cal jour­nals - with the mes­sage that ra­di­a­tion is harm­less to hu­man health. Con­sid­er­ing that the cell phone in­dus­try is a multi-bil­lion dol­lar in­dus­try, with highly con­nected lob­by­ists, it’s no sur­prise that the pro­gram “Cell Phones and Child Brains: Ca­su­alty Catas­tro­phe was broad­cast on the Rus­sian TV Net­work RT – not an Amer­i­can net­work - on a pro­gram called Truth seeker. After Prof. Dar­iusz Lesz­cyn­ski of the Univer­sity of Helsinki, a re­searcher for Ra­di­a­tion and Nu­clear Safety Author­ity in Fin­land, pub­lished groundbreaking re­search on the bi­o­log­i­cal harm of cell phones, neu­rol­o­gists like Keith Black, of the Cedars-Si­nai Hospi­tal in Los An­ge­les have be­gun is­su­ing warn­ings about cell phone use, which Dr. Black char­ac­ter­izes as “cook­ing the brain.” Prof. Lesz­cyn­ski’s said the cell phone in­dus­try lob­bied to block his fund­ing. Mean­while, us­ing a ra­di­a­tion de­tec­tor, pro­gram host Daniel Bushell recorded ra­di­a­tion lev­els of 800 mi­cro volts for mi­crowave ovens and WiFi routers, 2,000 mi­cro volts when watch­ing a movie on a PC tablet and 40,000 mi­cro volts for a Sam­sung 3 Smart­phone. This is over a thou­sand times the nor­mal back­ground ra­di­a­tion of 30 mi­cro volts. Brent Bo­cook, a for­mer Olympic cham­pion row­ing crew mem­ber, who had part of his brain re­moved be­cause of a tu­mor on the area where he used his cell phone, has launched a class ac­tion law­suit against the cell phone in­dus­try be­cause he be­lieves that – like the tobacco in­dus­try – it’s the only way to hold cell phone mak­ers re­spon­si­ble for the harm their prod­ucts are do­ing. Mr. Bo­cook noted that chil­dren are more at risk be­cause their skulls are thin­ner and the ra­di­a­tion per vol­ume is much higher than in the case of adults as their brain size is small. He added that brain tu­mors as­so­ci­ated with cell phone use have re­placed leukemia as the num­ber one killer of chil­dren. Stud­ies show young men who keep cell phones in their pock­ets have much lower chance of pro­duc­ing off­spring. A 21 year old woman in­ter­viewed on the pro­gram has breast can­cer where she stored her phone and, un­for­tu­nately, she’s not alone. Sub­se­quently, Mr. Bushell showed video clips of com­mer­cials pro­mot­ing cell phones for ba­bies. In part be­cause the use of cell phones and other wire­less tech­nolo­gies is be­ing called the next ‘ca­su­alty catas­tro­phe,’ after tobacco and as­bestos, smart phones now all con­tain a le­gal dis­claimer page with fine print, which can­not be en­larged and which is rel­a­tively dif­fi­cult to lo­cate within the phone’s nav­i­ga­tion. It dis­closes the dan­gers of ra­di­a­tion ex­po­sure from cell phones and ad­vises users to keep the de­vice at least 10mm from the body. Be­cause in­de­pen­dent sci­en­tists over­whelm­ingly find sig­nif­i­cant dam­age from hu­man DNA al­tered, to three times lower sperm counts, 290 per cent more brain tu­mors, autism, and birth de­fects, the cell phone in­dus­try had felt the need to fight back. Us­ing stud­ies paid for by the cell phone in­dus­try, Thomas Wheeler, a lob­by­ist for CTIA – an in­ter­na­tional non-profit trade as­so­ci­a­tion rep­re­sent­ing the wire­less com­mu­ni­ca­tions in­dus­try – said ra­dio waves from cell phones are safe. How­ever, for­mer White House ad­vi­sor and lead­ing epi­demi­ol­o­gist Dr. Devra Davis told a US Se­nate com­mit­tee that any­time there was in­de­pen­dent re­search the cell phone in­dus­try would at­tack the sci­en­tists who’d done the stud­ies. “They would try to get them fired. They try to get their fund­ing taken away. When that didn’t work, they would hire other sci­en­tists, who knew noth­ing about the field, to do stud­ies that looked like they were repli­cat­ing the other stud­ies. But they re­ally weren’t and, when all of those things failed, they wrote a memo in which they said the cel­lu­lar phone in­dus­try has done its job.” Mean­while, jour­nal­ist An­thony Guc­cia­rdi said cell com­pa­nies are al­ready say­ing in their man­u­als that cell phones cause brain tu­mors, but once the pub­lic be­comes aware it will be even worse than tobacco. Tellingly, in­sur­ance com­pa­nies have stopped in­sur­ing for health prob­lems re­lated to cell phone use. In late Oc­to­ber 2013, the Se­nate unan­i­mously con­firmed Thomas Wheeler to be chair­man of the Fed­eral Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Com­mis­sion, over­see­ing the na­tion’s tele­phone, wire­less, broad­band and video in­dus­tries. Mr. Wheeler is an in­vestor and for­mer wire­less com­mu­ni­ca­tions in­dus­try lob­by­ist. “Thomas Wheeler will be a strong ad­vo­cate for con­sumers and the pub­lic in­ter­est at a time when the FCC (Fed­eral Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Com­mis­sion) is fac­ing de­ci­sions that will shape the fu­ture of the na­tion’s tele­phone net­work, and the wire­less broad­band and video in­dus­tries,” said Se­nate Com­merce Com­mit­tee Chair­man Jay Rock­e­feller. Source: http://www.thecana­di­an­charger.com

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