Book Discussion on Disconnect

Devra Davis presented her book Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect… read more

Devra Davis presented her book Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family, published that day by Dutton. She argued that cell phone radiation damages the human body. She said that recently disclosed research shows that cell phones negatively affect human DNA and increase the user’s risk of developing memory loss, cancer, and various neurological diseases. Ms. Dutton talked about the industry practices that have hidden the dangers and her recommendations for cell phone use. Ms. Davis showed slides throughout her presentation and responded questions at the end. Dr. Herberman added remarks about the need to take precautions. Maine State Representative Boland talked about industry resistance to safety warnings.

This book launch event was held at at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where Ms. Davis was a visiting lecturer. close

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Book Discussion on Disconnect

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 23, 2010
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Nov 3, 2010

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