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Cell Phones Health

Can a Cell Phone Save a Mom's Life?

Randi Zuckerberg | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Randi Zuckerberg

While the time saving benefits of smartphones are often cited, we rarely think about the life saving benefits. But for women in developing nations, access to a smartphone can make the difference between life and death during childbirth.

Cicadas and Cell Phones: Welcome to the 21st Century

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

The FCC's overdue request for advice on how to update its standards provides a welcome chance to get rid of outmoded assumptions of current standards and provides a rallying point for those concerned with protecting brains and bodies from avoidable exposures to microwave radiation.

Beyond Brain Cancer: Other Possible Dangers Of Cell Phones

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

With its latest expert review, WHO joins with medical specialists in Israel, Finland, France, Russia, India and Brazil, all of whom agree that cell phone radiation should be reduced now, rather than waiting for the deadly confirmation we received with tobacco and asbestos.

Cell Phone Calls Alter Brain Activity: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Spending 50 minutes with a cellphone plastered to your ear is enough to change brain cell activity in the p...

From Texting To Apps, How To Use Your Cell Phone To Improve Your Health, Fight Diseases

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — What if my blood sugar's too high today? Is it time for my blood pressure pill? With nagging text messages or more customized two-w...