Skip Nav
Geek Culture
Here's Another Harry Potter Detail We Can't Believe We Never Noticed Before
Geek Culture
Whoa, This Harry Potter Theory Will Change Your Entire Perspective on Slytherins
Geek Culture
This Guy Caught Every Pokémon Available, Becoming the First Pokémon Master

Wi-fi Health Warnings And Fears Called 'Unproven'

Wi-fi Health Warnings And Fears Called 'Unproven'

When it comes to technology, our health and and studies, the results are often as conclusive and on the mark as our local meteorologists. They offer warnings, note potential rain clouds, but never seem to be on the mark. Two weeks ago I read that WiFis dangerous for kids, a few months ago I read about a woman allergic to wifi, cell phones and electromagnetic fields and even considered buying wireless blocking paint, for my bedroom. Now the BBC is reporting that no evidence to suggest a link between the use of wi-fi and damage to health. Here's more:

"Wi-fi seems unlikely to pose any risk to health," said Professor Lawrie Challis, of Nottingham University. Prof Challis, chairman of the Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research (MTHR) programme management committee, said: "Wi-fi exposures are usually very small - the transmitters are low power and some distance from the body.

The article goes on to note, that transmitters are near the body when a laptop is on a person's lap. According to Challis, we should encourage young children to use their laptops on tables instead of their laps for this reason.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
Hopefully in 50 years we aren't all sprouting extra limbs. It'll be like DDT all over again, yay!
Health Benefits of Eating Avocado
Why You Shouldn't Brush Your Teeth After Drinking Wine
Why Is Gut Health Important?
How to Boost Your Energy Without Coffee
DIY Sore-Muscle Salve
What Is Leptin?
Natural Neosporin Alternative

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
X