Wireless Technology and Your Health
This page will list some links for those who are concerned about any health hazards that wireless networking gear may introduce into their environment. I will make no claim to the accuracy or validity of the content that links contain. I will leave it to the reader to draw his or her own conclusion on how to interpret this information.
UtilityPoleAntenna Utility poles in neighborhoods may sprout cell phone towers
Over exposure to a LAWN environment.
There are some potential health risks associated with the use of 802.11B equipment.
New Wireless System Helps Sick Kids 'Stay in School'
CRM Firm Aims for Wireless Health Monitoring
Hospitals are using wireless
PC Magazine story on Health and Cell phones
Council on Wireless Technology Impacts (Nothing on their web page)
Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones (British organization says kids may be in danger)
Health Risk Management Group (Funded by Motorola but found risks)
US Gov GAO report on cellphone radiation safety, May, 2001 (says don't worry about it)
FDA Center for Radiation and Health "...the available science does not allow us to conclude that mobile phones are absolutely safe, or that they are unsafe. However, the available scientific evidence does not demonstrate any adverse health effects associated with the use of mobile phones..."
Metrocomm's Wireless Health Issues at 2.4 Ghz Wired Story
In less than a hundred years we have seen numerous types of consumer goods that made claims of being safe kill millions of people and contribute to millions more being born with life impairing birth defects. When we try putting a number value on people that die from EMF health effects, we must consider we are in a time very similar to the 1914 statistics related to deaths attributed to smoking.
International EMF Project
Sponsored by the World Health Organization, this project seeks to fill the gaps in our knowledge of how electromagnetic fields (including radio frequencies) affect human health, and how those effects vary with the frequency and strength of the field.
Cell Towers Battle for Belfry
From Wired News, 31 January 2001. Critics of placing cellular base station antennae in historic buildings cite health risks of radio frequency radiation.
Started by LonnieWormley and dedicated to my wife and kids