“Insurers stop covering for cell phone use, called the next ‘casualty catastrophe’ after tobacco and asbestos; phone manufacturers hit with a class action and personal lawsuits; and the warning deep inside your mobile.”


Below is a comment on this media item by Darius Leszczynski, one of the 31 scientists that reported to IARC/WHO in May 2011 who believes that there is enough evidence for a stronger classification than 2B. In June 2014 he delivered a lecture on Conflict of Interest at the BioEMS Conference in Cape Town.

“News media, especially TV, should be both, informing and entertaining, and do it in a brief text or video. That is why, when journalists try to tackle some large issues, the outcome is somewhat disappointing – too little time and space to explain issues thoroughly. This is one of the reasons why I begun to keep this ‘BRHP’ science blog in 2009 – to be able to explain things more thoroughly… However… the program touched up a very important issue. As with any TV show it exaggerated things, for my scientific mind, but this is TV…‘The Truthseeker’ show on cell phones and health, entitled ‘‘Casualty catastrophe’: cell phones and child brains’  is worth watching. It asks many questions and shows that we have not many answers…”






CNN ‘Casualty Catastrophe’ Cell Phones and Child Brains

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