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Wireless tech and childhood development — Expert Reaction

Tessa Evans posted in on May 31st, 2017.

A review paper published in Child Development claims that exposure to electromagnetic fields and radio-frequency radiation – via wireless technology – may be linked to neurodevelopmental problems in children. The paper does not include any new data, but reiterates data from previous papers linking electromagnetic fields (EMF) and pulsed radiofrequency radiation from wireless devices to ADHD and autism in children. […]

WiFi in schools safe – report

John Kerr posted in on March 21st, 2014.

Wifi radiofrequency fields in schools do not pose a health risk to children or staff, with exposures many thousands of times lower than the relevant standard, according to a new report from the Ministry of Health. The report, Snapshot Study: WiFi in Schools, was released by the Ministry on Thursday, and presents the results of […]

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WiFi and brain cancer risk – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on December 3rd, 2013.

A New Zealand-based lobby group Safer Wireless Technology New Zealand Incorporated (also known as Ban the Tower) is urging the Government to conduct further research into the potential health impacts of using WiFi and related wireless technology devices. The group, represented by retired cardiologist Dr Stuart Reuben, claims that exposure to electro-magnetic fields at levels currently allowed […]

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