iPads in schools provide a wonderful educational tool – they let students access a wealth of online information, participate in citizen science projects, and they reduce the demand for paper resources; but with all these benefits, they also pose certain health risks.
There is much controversy surrounding the health hazards associated with EMF emissions from cell phones. But the town of Berkeley is concerned, having recently proposed a new ordinance that will require all new cell phones sold to carry warning labels alerting users to the dangers.
Sports stadiums and other major public venues have begun installing WiFi networks that provide continuous free wireless access to patrons in all concourses and seating areas.
Stadiums by their very nature attract large crowds — with anywhere between thirty to one hundred thousand fans crowded into a venue, all using their portable devices to communicate with each other and the outside world while watching the action below.
Although there are health dangers associated WiFi, you can take steps to reduce your exposure.
With WiFi now becoming a way of life that is increasingly becoming more difficult to avoid, it is good to know the dangers associated with this technology, and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from these hazards.
According to a recently released insurance risk report published by a leading insurance firm, ‘unforeseen consequences of electromagnetic fields’ could result in a flood of insurance claims that would translate into significant liability losses for the industry.
The report, titled Swiss Re SONAR — Emerging Risk Insights, released by Swiss Reinsurance in June 2013, addresses risks that could affect the insurance industry moving forward.
Smart technology allows users to control home-automation systems using apps on their cell phones or tablets.
Smart phones are now considered the standard by which all cell phones are measured. This followed by smart homes, smart appliances, smart TVs, and now even smart meters.
In science and medicine, it is widely accepted that children are not just miniature adults. Children’s bodies are different than adults’ on a physical, chemical, and biological level. This is because children are not mature and their bodies are still developing.
Do you have trouble falling sleeping at night? And, as a result, you log onto your computer or play on your cell phone to kill time? Perhaps, you like to finish up work, connect with friends, watch TV, play games, etc.
Cell phones, tablets, laptops and other electronics are everywhere. Even small children use phones as part of their family plan. As a society, we started to feel comfortable with electronics because they so common now and we see people use it daily seemingly without harm.
In the scientific community, it is common knowledge that the human body is controlled by a series of electrical impulses sent out by the brain. Through an elaborate network of nerve endings, synapses or junctions, electrical potentials are used by your body’s cells to communicate.