Tag Archive: health risks

Oct 31 2011

Roundup: for the week ending 30 October 2011

This is a roundup of the ICT/technology news across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 24 October to Sunday 30 October 2011. Monday, 24 October 2011 Digicel Blackberry customers to be reimbursed Dominica – Following on from RIM’s unprecedented announcement that BlackBerry customers will be able to avail of up to US$100 worth of …

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Sep 07 2011

Where do our electronic devices go to die?

This post discusses electronic waste (e-waste), highlights some of the health and environmental effects, and suggests what we in the Caribbean should be doing to address this important issue. Do you know what happens to your electronic devices – laptop, mobile phone, PC, TV, DVD player, etc. – when you no longer have any use …

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Jul 22 2011

How safe is your mobile phone?

In a recent post, we discussed the most recent stance on health risks associated with mobile phones. Now, we focus on the safety levels of specific devices. The dramatic upsurge in mobile phone use in recent years means that our bodies are experiencing even greater exposure to non-ionising radiation. More importantly, this use is expected to …

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Jul 12 2011

Can your mobile phone make you sick?

This post aims to highlight some of the current findings and concerns on the health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use. Are there risks associated with mobile/cell phone use? The short answer is YES. Over the last few weeks there has been considerable discussion in the media about the fact that in May, the International …

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