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Cell Phones: Invisible Hazards in the Wireless Age

Authors: Dr. George Carlo and Martin Schram
ISBN-10: 078670960X
ISBN-13: 978-0786709601
Publisher: Carroll & Graf

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Essential reading for the 100 million Americans currently using wireless phones, this thoroughly researched and documented cautionary work stands alongside of such classics as Silent Spring and The Coming Plague. With news reports proliferating of the possible connection between brain tumors and cell phone use, Dr. George Carlo was hired by the cell phone industry in 1993 to study the safety of its product. In 1999 funds for Dr. Carlo's research were not renewed, and the industry sought to discredit him. Undeterred, Carlo now brings his case to the public with a powerful assessment of the dangers posed by the microwave radiation from cell phone antennas—disruption of the functioning of pacemakers, penetration of the developing skulls of children, compromise to the blood-brain barrier, and, most startlingly, genetic damage that is a known diagnostic marker for cancer—as well as a presentation of safeguards that consumers can implement right now to protect their health. ".…the authors raise serious questions about the integrity of the cell phone industry and the FDA."—San Francisco Chronicle "Extraordinarily informative...[a] captivating story…."—Publishers Weekly

Disconnect

Author: Devra Davis
ISBN: 978-0-525-95194-0
Publisher: Dutton

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Everyone knows cell phones are safe. If they weren't, you'd already know about it. That is perhaps the greatest disconnect of our age. This book by Devra Davis, one of the world's foremost experts on environmental health dangers, is the much-anticipated explosive expose of how cell phone radiation damages the human body's cells. Cell phones are not safe.

Mobilize (DVD)

A film about cell phone radiation
ISBN: 826262011697

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Mobilize is an explosive investigative documentary that explores the potential long-term health effects from cell phone radiation, including brain cancer and infertility. This thought-provoking film examines the most recent scientific research and the harsh challenges politicians face trying to pass precautionary legislation. Featuring interviews with expert researchers, mobile phone industry representatives, and prominent politicians, Mobilize illuminates how industry's economic and political influence can corrupt public health.

Zapped

Author: Ann Louise Gittleman
ISBN-10: 0061864285
ISBN-13: 978-0061864285
Publisher: HarperOne

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Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution Are we going to give up our cell phones, laptops, and other electronics? Absolutely not. But emerging scientific evidence reveals that the very innovations that have changed our lives are also exposing us to an unprecedented number of electromagnetic fields—and that it’s crucial we make important changes to our home and work environments. Now, Ann Louise Gittleman has created the first step-by-step manual for fortifying your body, detoxifying your home, and protecting yourself and your family from electronic pollution (and her powerful fixes are easier than you might think!). Zapped is an empowering guide to living safely with the gadgets we can’t live without.

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