Written by administrator on February 15th, 2013
Lawyers lick their chops as new study links cell phones to lower brain cancer …
News from BGR:
For the past 10 years, a diverse group of epidemiologists has tried to nail down an association between mobile phone use and brain cancer. This has not panned out. Several recent, large-scale European studies have indicated there is no correlation. However, every now and then a research paper still tries to approach the topic from a new and unusual angle and manages to keep the issue alive for awhile longer.
The February issue of Neuroepidemiology has one of those clever exercises that gives American class action lawyers a glimmer of hope. Oncologists Hardell and Carlberg opted to analyze the survival…………… continues on BGR
Cell phone epidemic hurts education
News from San Antonio Express:
It’s been debated countless times as to the affect of technological advances on America as a whole. Is it negative? Is it positive? Is it a hodgepodge of the two?
As an educator in the public school system, I find myself at a crossroads. Personally, I love the innovations mankind has constructed for itself.
Professionally, technology has made my job extraordinarily difficult.
One particular device that has become the bane of my working life is the cellphone.
It is difficult enough to establish communication with teenagers, and attempting to teach them a curriculum they have no desire to learn in the first place is almost impossible. Tossing these powerful cellular distractions into the mix only moves the odds further out of our favor.
And for those readers questioning the effectiveness of teacher classroom management, know that there is some truth to your query. Please also note that, while discipline techniques are always in play during school hours, there are upwards of 30 students in any given classroom. And in any given classroom, there are one or two teachers standing vigil over them. And nine out of 10 students have cell phones. In the words of