According to Microwave News, "Senior officials at the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) pressured the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) into deleting the cautionary language that appeared on the CDC web site in August 2014. In response to external pressure from NCRP, CDC changed its fact sheet and retracted its precautionary recommendation, "Along with many organizations worldwide, we recommend caution in cell phone use.”
Jan 1, 2016
Today The New York Times published an exposé about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) retraction of warnings about cell phone radiation.
Microwave News posted a piece which poses important questions about the Times article.
Environmental Health Trust posted a piece which documents the changes CDC made to its cell phone radiation warnings after receiving input from industry-funded scientists.
Danny Hakim. “At C.D.C., a Debate Behind Recommendations on Cellphone Risk." New York Times. Jan 1, 2016. A version of this article appears in print on January 2, 2016, on page B1 of the New York edition with the headline, "At C.D.C., Evolution Of Advice On Phones." http://bit.ly/cellphoneNYT
Microwave News. "New York Times Looks Behind CDC Reversal on Cell Phone Risks. Jan 1, 2016. Updated Jan 2, 2016. http://bit.ly/1TvL8nj
Environmental Health Trust. "Information The New York Times Left Out of its Exposé on CDC's Retraction of Cell Phone Radiation Warnings." Jan 4, 2016. http://bit.ly/EHTCDC
CDC Freedom of Information Request. CDC Changes in Cell Phone Warnings. 518 pp. http://bit.ly/CDCFOIA
Martyn Warwick. "The signal and the noise: the cancer v. cellphone debate grinds on." Telecom TV. Jan 4, 2016. http://bit.ly/1VFlqht