WiFi in Schools is Safe. True or False?
Dr. Magda Havas
Is Wi-Fi in schools safe? Find out by watching this video. Learn how the Wi-Fi routers used in schools differ from those in homes; learn about studies that have documented the adverse effects of this radiation on rats, blood cells, the heart, cancer; learn about alternatives to wireless routers that are cost
Magda Havas is Associate Professor of Environmental & Resource Studies at Trent University where she teaches and does research on the biological effects of environmental contaminants. Dr. Havas received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, completed Post-Doctoral research at Cornell University, and taught at the University of Toronto before going to Trent University in Peterborough, Canada.
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Health fears prompt Wi-Fi shutdown in B.C. school
The Canadian Press
Posted: Oct 26, 2011 10:52 AM PT
An elementary school near Quesnel, B.C., is waving good-bye to its wireless internet connections due to the uncertainty about the safety of the technology.
North Cariboo Christian School, a private elementary about 10 kilometres south of Quesnel, is shutting down its Wi-Fi link.
Principal John Hengen cites what he says are known health risks related to wireless modems, and notes the school will err on the side of safety for its students. Continue reading