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Dr. Joel Moskowitz wins freedom of information journalism award for lawsuit releasing California Department of Public Health cell phone advisory

Northern California Society of Professional Journalists announced February 21 that Dr. Joel Moskowitz, Director of the Center for Family and Community Health at U.C. Berkeley’s School of Public Health, was a winner of its 2018  James Madison Freedom of Information … Continue reading

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California releases cell phone safety guidance: comparison of 2017 version vs. 2009 draft

From SaferEMR.com January 4, 2018 (updated January 17, 2018) In June, 2009, the Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control in the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) prepared a draft cell phone safety guidance document. Although the document reflected the … Continue reading

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SF Chronicle — California 2009 cell phone advisory gutted in later versions, state refuses FOIA request; Sen. Kamala Harris blocked document access

From the San Francisco Chronicle New records show how state reworked secret cell phone warnings by Melody Gutierrez May 19, 2017 State health officials, over a five-year period, wrote and revised guidelines for safe use of cell phones. SACRAMENTO — … Continue reading

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Lawsuit update: California Dept. of Public Health releases 27 versions of cell phone safety guidance 2009-2014; suppressed by political appointees, say agency sources

From Safer EMR PDF of original fact sheet “Document 25” (file date: 6-17-2009) Updates on the lawsuit: http://www.saferemr.com/2017/03/cell-phone-safety-guidance-from.html  by Dr. Joel Moskowitz May 19, 2017 The San Francisco Chronicle published this news story online May 19, 2017. The California Attorney General’s Office released … Continue reading

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Dr. Joel Moskowitz on the status of the cell phone safety guidance from the California Dept. of Public Health

The petition filed with the court is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B14R6QNkmaXuZWZVaDhYb09kVGM/view The tentative ruling by the court: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B14R6QNkmaXuWXVVLVNEUDY0RGM/view The court documents are available online (case number: 2016 80002358) at https://services.saccourt.ca.gov/PublicCaseAccess/Civil/SearchByCaseNumber Check his website for updates. ———————————————————– From Dr. Joel Moskowitz, Safer EMR  … Continue reading

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Transcript, news coverage of California Department of Public Health lawsuit

From CBS San Francisco Bay Area February 24, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6akSJBtItvw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsuxpXruURM http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/02/24/judge-orders-california-to-release-papers-discussing-risk-of-cell-phone-use/ TRANSCRIPT: Phil Matier: Welcome back. California could have to hand over some documents they’ve been trying to keep under wraps. Maria Medina: It’s interesting. A Superior Court judge … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Judge rules California Dept of Public Health must release 2010 report on cell phone risks; CDPH says it would cause panic

The CDPH report was written in 2010, before the WHO cancer assessment and extensive additional research including the NTP study results showing carcinogenic effect, DNA damage and lower birth weights.  The FCC says no evidence of a “definite” link — … Continue reading

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