Tag Archive: health risks

Jul 15 2016

Is technology is changing the way we think and how we interact with the world around us?

A discussion of the impact of technology on us, how we think, and how we experience the world around us. In today’s world, most of us are tethered in some way to a computing device, be it our smartphone, tablet computer, laptop, or a combination of the three. Further, and perhaps more importantly, we tend …

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Jun 22 2016

2016 update on health risks associated with mobile/cellular phones

A summary of the latest findings on the possible health risks associated with prolonged mobile/cellular phone use. Last month, the results of a multi-year, peer-reviewed study conducted on rats found a link between mobile/cellular phones and cancer. The study, which was conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the United States found … ‘low …

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Jul 31 2015

Health risks and mobile/cellular phones, revisited

Four years since our last report update, we are revisiting the discussion on possible health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use Earlier this week, news reports stated that the city of Berkeley, California (USA), had recently passed a law “requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations” (Source: CNN). Specifically, the stores must …

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Apr 24 2015

3 environmentally-friendly practices we can adopt in 2015

In commemoration of Earth Day 2015, here are three areas where we can develop more environmentally-friendly behaviour. Earth Day was celebrated this past Wednesday, 22 April, and is a time to reflect and promote our global, and local, environment. Currently, there are numerous environment-related issues vying for attention, such as carbon emissions, global warming, climate …

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Oct 17 2014

5 tech offering to help you cope with the chikungunya virus

Four apps and one device that could be useful during the throes of, but more so after, a serious illness such as chikungunya that is currently plaguing the Caribbean. For those of us who live in the Caribbean, typically we know at least one person who has contracted the chikungunya virus. We might even have …

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