THE WACKIESTCELL TOWERRADIATIONMYTHS
Introduction   There is a lot of ongoing hoopla about cell tower radiation and its    effects on health   With more and ...
Now, that’s                   hilarious! This is newsto me. I didn’t   know our   ears hadsweat glands!
Huh? Where did  you find thesestrange women in the first place??                     New age                     passive  ...
Facts:Well the truth is, that not even International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection has stated for sure t...
Well, I don’t know aboutthat. But I’m sure you’re  in for some serious   fashion faux pas!
Facts:   The concept of wearing a tin foil hat for protection from such threats    has become a popular stereotype and te...
Err.. What                       exactly are                      you trying to                      ask Ma’am? Sir, I don...
I do like peoplewith a sense of    Humour
Facts:   The use of commercial devices for reducing radiofrequency field exposure has    not been shown to be effective. ...
Could you pleaseelaborate as to why exactly would you  want to do that?
Facts:   You would be fine unless one of the wires was split open and you    touched it. It would be like holding a worki...
Are you ‘loosing’ your mind too    Ma’am?
Facts:   What you are referring to is colony collapse disorder (CCD)   In a majority of colonies tested in a specific sc...
Conclusion   There is indeed a large    amount of misinformation,    ambiguity and absolutely    crazy claims doing the  ...
Links You Can Use   FAQs on cell tower radiation answered by the National Cancer InstituteLink: http://www.cancer.gov/can...
   A blog post on the truth about anti-radiation products and whether    they really helpLink: http://rivetingrevelations...
THANK YOU!http://theradiationdoctor.wordpress.com
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  1. THE WACKIESTCELL TOWERRADIATIONMYTHS
  2. Introduction There is a lot of ongoing hoopla about cell tower radiation and its effects on health With more and more information made available on the web, there is an equal amount of bogus information thats getting propagated The result- confused public blaming cell towers for everything! While conducting research for my next blog, I came across some hilarious masterpieces. LET ME SHARE THEM WITH YOU
  3. Now, that’s hilarious! This is newsto me. I didn’t know our ears hadsweat glands!
  4. Huh? Where did you find thesestrange women in the first place?? New age passive smoking?
  5. Facts:Well the truth is, that not even International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection has stated for sure that cell phoneradiation causes any harm to human health. In the case of potential long-term effects of exposure, such as an increased risk of cancer, ICNIRP concluded that available data are insufficient to provide a basis for setting exposure restrictions, Epidemiological research has provided suggestive, but unconvincing, evidence of an association between possible carcinogenic effects and exposure at levels of 50/60 Hz magnetic flux densities substantially lower than those recommended in these guidelines Link: http://www.icnirp.de/documents/emfgdl.pdf
  6. Well, I don’t know aboutthat. But I’m sure you’re in for some serious fashion faux pas!
  7. Facts: The concept of wearing a tin foil hat for protection from such threats has become a popular stereotype and term of derision The phrase serves as a byword for paranoia and persecutory delusions, and is associated with conspiracy theorists The notion that a tin foil hat can significantly reduce the intensity of incident radio frequency radiation on the wearers brain has little scientific validityLink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tin_foil_hat
  8. Err.. What exactly are you trying to ask Ma’am? Sir, I dont thinkyou can contract an STD even ifyou are humping the tower!
  9. I do like peoplewith a sense of Humour
  10. Facts: The use of commercial devices for reducing radiofrequency field exposure has not been shown to be effective. -WHO Fact sheet N°193 dated June 2011 Link: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs193/en/index.html Various products are being marketed that claim to increase the safety of mobile phone use. These products generally take the form of shielded cases, earpiece pads/shields, antenna clips/caps, special batteries and absorbing buttons A mobile phone automatically operates on the lowest power necessary to maintain call quality. When an add-on device adversely affects the phones antenna, the phone will attempt to transmit more power up to its specified maximum Scientific evidence does not indicate any need for shields on mobile phones. They cannot be justified on health grounds and the effectiveness of many such devices in reducing exposure is unproven -GSMA Association Health Booklet
  11. Could you pleaseelaborate as to why exactly would you want to do that?
  12. Facts: You would be fine unless one of the wires was split open and you touched it. It would be like holding a working electrical cord. If you touch the top you would get a slight shock but not electrocuted just like when your friend with slippers, rubs them on the carpet and pokes you and shocks you.
  13. Are you ‘loosing’ your mind too Ma’am?
  14. Facts: What you are referring to is colony collapse disorder (CCD) In a majority of colonies tested in a specific scenario, a particular type of fungus was found in colonies experiencing CCD From USDA site: "A new parasite or pathogen may be attacking honey bees. One possible candidate being looked at is a pathogenic gut microbe called Nosema. Viruses are also suspected." Link: http://www.ars.usda.gov/News/docs.htm?do…
  15. Conclusion There is indeed a large amount of misinformation, ambiguity and absolutely crazy claims doing the rounds when it comes to mobile phone and cell tower radiation It is advised to verify facts with credible sources like WHO, ICNIRP, IARC, etc and not any and every post shared via social networking sites and forums
  16. Links You Can Use FAQs on cell tower radiation answered by the National Cancer InstituteLink: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/cellphones Sparrows leave cities because of noise pollution and lack of space, rather than radiationLink: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Noise-pollution-cause- of-dwindling-sparrow-population-Study/articleshow/17365478.cms A summary of different studies on Cell tower radiationLink: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/To-date-no-proven- health-issue-over-mobile-use-but-studies- differ/articleshow/17422585.cms
  17.  A blog post on the truth about anti-radiation products and whether they really helpLink: http://rivetingrevelations.blogspot.in/2012/11/tall-claims-but-no- guarantees.html Miscelleneous studies on the effects of cell phone radiationhttp://www.willitsnews.com/ci_22066913/are-mobile-phones- hazardous-your-health Main stream media unwittingly disseminate disinformation on cell phone tower radiation- Former secretary, AERB India http://bit.ly/VsAqnm
  18. THANK YOU!http://theradiationdoctor.wordpress.com

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