A bill that requires cell phones to carry a warning label passed its first review in the Israeli Knesset. March 1.
“Warning – the Health Ministry cautions that heavy use and carrying the device next to the body may increase the risk of cancer, especially among children.”
The law also requires that all phones be sold with headsets, that advertisements feature this warning and that industry fund public educational campaigns. Israel has also created the first national Institute to study the potential health effects of cell phones and other wireless devices and make recommendations to to minimize exposure to microwave radiation. (read more)