This book launch event was held at at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where Ms. Davis was a visiting lecturer.
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.
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Andrea M. Boland State Representative [D] Maine
Devra L. Davis Founder Environmental Health Trust
Ronald B. Herberman M.D. Board Member Environmental Health Trust
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