UC Berkeley researcher links cellphone radiation to increased risk of brain cancer

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Campus researcher Joel Moskowitz's study demonstrates that cellphone radiation can increase the risk of cancer and nonmalignant tumors, neurological disorders and diseases and reproductive harm.

Cell phone use of 17 minutes per day over the course of 10 years is associated with a 60% increase in brain tumor risk, Joel Moskowitz, director of the UC Berkeley Center for Family and Community Health, found through his research.
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Look me in the eye

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As a Korean American woman, it feels as though every decision I make about my appearance is intertwined with my race, gender, identity and cultural history.
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One for all? Differences in responses to COVID-19 in collectivist and individualistic societies

A 2008 study investigating the relationship between collectivist tendencies and the prevalence of pathogens suggests that some behavioral manifestations of collectivism inhibit the transmission of pathogens. Can this help explain disparate responses among countries to the coronavirus pandemic? In the late 1960s, Dutch social psychologist Geert Hofstede proposed a series
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Anger was never the answer

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I don’t know, when my Mom was my age, what kept her up at night, what her favorite dance moves were, what her pet peeves were, what her worldview was.
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In a world of speech

Across the world, the suppression and censorship of free speech are virulent and spreading. More importantly, it is genuinely disabling many progressive movements.
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