Although it's something we rarely think about he subject of cell phones possibly releasing too much radiation into our heads is back in the news again.
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) take another look and possibly update its current limits of exposure.
And, more importantly, they also want the FCC to reevaluate their current test methods and procedures.
Those tests were initiated sixteen years ago. The GAO believes that test methodology has probably improved in that time. And that could lead to higher “Specific Absorption Rates” (SAR) of radio frequency (RF) radiation transmitted next to, and into your head.
At the same time, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) has just introduced a bill in the House (H.R. 6358) that would require better labeling and research into cell phone radiation's effects. He's calling his legislation the “Cell Phone right To Know Act”.
Special thanks to Wikipedia for the great archival photo.