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Verizon Wireless Kicks Off Wireless Phone Recycling Drive to Benefit Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

... members can bring their unwanted wireless phones and accessories from any wireless provider to the ... HopeLine program collects no-longer-used wireless phones and equipment in any condition from any wireless service provider. The used phones are either refurbished or recycled. With the ...

No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer

... are banning employees from using their cell phones while driving, an act praised by New York car ... increasingly prohibiting workers from using cell phones to conduct business while driving. Potential ... this New York car accident lawyer , using cell phones while driving, also calls into question the ...

Cellular telephones to expand knowledge of health behaviors and microorganisms in adolescent males

... The adolescent males will be provided with cell phones and unlimited, free text messaging as long as ... "Other studies with adults have used cell phones but this is one of the first large-scale studies ... The responses will be removed from the cell phones as soon as the teen hits the "send" button. ...

Youth and Driving Don't Always Mix Safely

... don't understand that distractions such as cell phones and teenage passengers can make driving more ... in Ginsburg's study didn't understand that cell phones could be a distraction to a driver. They also ... having passengers in the car and talking on cell phones happens more frequently, and they're all ...

There's a sensor in your pocket

... Cell phones and other mobile technologies enable a world ... or the damage to fragile ecosystems using mobile phones with basic sensing and communication systems like ... how existing technologies in today's mobile phones and web services enable new approaches to citizen ...

Cell phone studies: While walking or driving, cell phones increase traffic, pedestrian fatalities

... Cell phones are a danger on the road in more ways than one. ... Peter D. Loeb, relate the impact of cell phones on accident fatalities to the number of cell phones in use, showing that the current increase in ...

Cell phones dangerous for child pedestrians, UAB study finds

... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Children who talk on cell phones while crossing streets are at a higher risk for ... in the February issue of Pediatrics . "Cell phones clearly offer convenience and safeguards to ... precise moment they entered the "street." Cell phones are quickly becoming ubiquitous among American ...

AT&T Mobility and Brookdale Senior Living Host First 'Cell Phones for Seniors' Public Service Event in New York City

... want to become more familiar with their wireless phones and learn more about staying connected with ... Mobility also will also have "practice" phones on-site. The session will cover everything from ... attendees to drop off any old or used cell phones for ...

Nationwide Cell Phone Ban for Drivers Urged

... for a nationwide ban on drivers using all cell phones and other messaging devices. While there are a ... states that require hands-free devices for cell phones while driving or ban texting while driving don't ... to Froetscher, the data clearly shows that cell phones and other devices cause many accidents because ...

Car key jams teen drivers' cell phones

... key that prevents teenagers from talking on cell phones or sending text messages while driving. The ... texting." Studies have shown drivers using cell phones are about four times more likely to get in a ... driving mode, teen drivers cannot use their cell phones to talk or send text messages, except for calling ...

Drivers distracted more by cell phones than by passengers

... Strayer and Drews have found that hands-free cell phones are just as distracting as handheld models ... have shown that when young adults talk on cell phones while driving, their reaction times become as ... senior citizens, and that drivers talking on cell phones are as impaired as drivers with the 0.08 percent ...

Trimble and AT&T Make It Easier to Stay Fit and Healthy With New Application for AT&T GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones

... AllSport GPS Turns Select AT&T phones Into Versatile Fitness Training and ... phone. -- Send guided workouts to their phones and "race" against the person who originally ... is available on select GPS-enabled AT&T mobile phones for a $5.99 monthly subscription. It can be ...

Autism Research Institute Launches Mobile Website

... can complete the ATEC on their mobile phones at any time, such as when waiting in the doctor's ... is leading the growth of internet use from mobile phones with the .mobi domain name. Unique among domain ... that a Web site will work on their mobile phones when using a .mobi address. dotMobi is backed ...

Verizon Wireless Continues Support of National HIV Testing Awareness Campaign

... in Atlanta using wireless video phones and technology -- will be broadcast via a variety ... Philadelphia over the past year, making wireless phones a new medium in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The ... mobile media devices. Using Verizon Wireless phones and data equipment, student teams from Emory ...

Too Much Cell Phone Time Takes Toll on Teen Sleep

... News) -- Teens who become addicted to their cell phones may be placing their health at risk by ... message is that adolescents who use their cell phones excessively are much more stressed, much more ... e-mails) a day, and those using their cell phones 15 times or more on a daily basis. Bader ...

Mobile Phones: More Dangerous Than Smoking

... May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mobile phones could kill far more people than smoking or ... Khurana warns that people should avoid using cell phones wherever possible and that governments and the ... included few, if any, people who had used the phones for that long. Earlier this year, the French ...

ReCellular and American Red Cross Announce Cell-Phone Recycling Campaign

... Two in three Americans will replace their cell phones with a newer model this year. Unfortunately, the vast majority will either keep their old phones in a junk drawer, or will add them to local landfills -- where these phones could pose an environmental hazard. ReCellular ...

Iridium(R) Satellite, ProtectingAmerica.org and the American Red Cross Partner to Educate First Responders on Importance of Testing Satellite Phones

... the critical communication services satellite phones provide before they're needed in an emergency. ... first responders know how to use their satellite phones and that they are, in fact, ready for ... of emergency equipment, including satellite phones is critical to any emergency preparedness ...

Kids With Cell Phones Not as Safe Crossing Streets

... "There's a big market to children with cell phones these days," Byington said. "Kids don't drive at ... 54 percent of 8- to-12-year olds would own cell phones by 2009, or double the rate in 2006. The first ... cell phone use, although black children who had phones tended to use them more than their white ...

Risky teen behavior may not occur at home or school: but how to track?

... of using global position system -enabled cell phones to track where 14- to 16-year-old girls spent ... would work, if the kids would take the cell phones with them or would leave them at home. But they did carry the phones and the GPS data revealed that they were spending ...

Cell phone-cancer link found by Tel Aviv University scientist

... lived in rural areas. Due to fewer antennas, cell phones in rural areas need to emit more radiation to ... appreciates the ease of communication that cell phones allow between parents and their children, ... attempts to determine an association between cell phones and several types of brain and parotid gland ...

Report Urges More Research Into Cell Phones

... of Colorado. "People aren't using their phones and dropping dead. So, the question is, what is ... and what's getting to be the heavy use of cell phones among high school kids, who are different from ... used, and people are using not just hand-held phones but wearing them on their belts -- and we need to ...

Cell Phones Put Traffic on Hold

... estimated 73 percent of them admit to using their phones while driving. One survey found that about 10 percent of drivers were using wireless phones at any daylight moment in 2005. Previous studies have found that drivers talking on cell phones are up to four times as likely to be involved in ...

ReCellular Named Exclusive Cell Phone Recycling Partner for Consumer Cellular

... collector, reseller and recycler of used wireless phones and accessories, today announced it has entered ... or reuse. In addition, customers can take their phones to Consumer Cellular for drop off in on-site ... 14001 certification. Approximately half of the phones collected will be reused -- considered the ...

Verizon Introduces Broadband Video Call Center Link for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Customers in Mid-Atlantic Region

... various disabilities. For example, Verizon offers phones that have photos on the buttons to help people with cognitive difficulties, and phones that operate by remote control for people with ... up to 50 Mbps on FiOS Internet connections. phones are simply dialed as usual, though with some ...

New report on mobile phone research published

... Mobile phones have not been found to be associated with any ... are the result of exposure to signals from mobile phones or base stations. The situation for ... number of participants who have used their phones for ten years or more. The committee recommends ...

Teens' Cell Talk at Night Can Be Tiring

... asleep in their morning cereal, check their cell phones -- even a tiny bit of nighttime chatting might be ... found that teens who reported using their cell phones after bedtime just once a month nearly doubled ... teens surveyed said they never used their cell phones after bedtime. Using the phone right after lights ...

Verizon and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence Launch Program to Help Victims Protect Themselves by Using Technology

... condition from any wireless service provider. Proceeds generated from the phones collected by HopeLine are put toward wireless phones and service for survivors of domestic violence as well as financial grants ...

'Can't Text, I'm Driving!'

... to this idea quickly. Currently, six states prohibit the use of hand held phones while driving. Michigan is not one of them. Michigan Senator ... a bill in the Michigan Senate in March that would ban the use of cell phones for "engaging in nonverbal communication with another person, playing a ...

Stranger's Cell Phone Ring May Thwart Your Thinking

... State University. The bulk of the research into the impact of cell phones has focused on their use while driving. Most of that research has found a ... ring than for more "irrelevant" noise? "We think it's because cell phones are more prevalent in the everyday environment. People are used to ...

Smart Phone, ePRO, and eDiary Technology Advances for Clinical Trials, Market Research, and Registries Reported by assisTek

... had with Palm-based eDiaries in the past including:   phones that automatically transmit data using the local cell phone network ... of BioTrak Market Intelligence, Inc. , "AssisTek's customized phones represent an important solution for convenient patient and health care ...

Cities Rapidly Turning to Nixle as Communications Platform for Swine Flu Updates; Outbreak Exemplifies Need for Secure, Trusted Communications

... information to geographically targeted consumers over their cell phones (via text messages), through e-mails and through Web access. Dave ... information to geographically targeted consumers over their cell phones (via text messages), through e-mails and via Web access. Nixle has secured ...

Pilot Study Using Video Cell Phones for Mobile Direct Observation Treatment (MDOT) to Monitor Medication Compliance of TB Patients

... the results of a pilot study on the effectiveness of mobile video-enabled phones in meeting the requirements for monitoring medication adherence by ... MDOT Pilot Project to assess the feasibility of using video-enabled mobile phones to assure patients were taking the prescribed medication. The study also ...

Are Hospital Mobile Phones Dialing Up Superbugs?

... in hospitals -- mobile phone headsets. Turkish researchers testing the phones of doctors and nurses working in hospitals found that 95 percent were ... the hands of health care workers and their mobile phones. These mobile phones could act as a reservoir of infection which may facilitate ...

New Health Protection for Users of Cell Phones and Electronics

... of electromagnetic fields for decades, and recent test results on cell phones show a correlation between cell phone use and health consequences to ... by cell phones, and they have not considered the possibility that cell phones also produce non-electromagnetic fields, which may be the real cause of ...

OpusMobility(R) Clinical Information System Runs on Google G1 Smart Phone

... and reduce such calls as the concept of Web-browser usage, on smart phones and other devices, becomes commonplace in clinical settings. By using ... remote access by physicians at their home or office desktops. "Smart phones will play a major role in the future of mobile clinical information ...

MALO CLINIC Avoids Capital Expense and Gains Scalability with Hosted Unified Communications

... messaging and collaboration--and we have the ability to add additional phones and services as our company expands," said Kat Park, clinic ... number of other communications providers, but they all required purchasing phones and equipment. With our expected growth, that would have meant spending ...

Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member tests cell phone videos to reduce HIV risk

... of change, according to Jones. "The videos will be viewed over cell phones so that women may view them repeatedly and in privacy. If the aims of this study are achieved, the use of cell phones to view videos could change the paradigm of how health promotion is ...

eOn Communications Announces GSA Contract

... and packet-switched VoIP technology. Whether you need to connect several phones in an office, hundreds of phones in a campus environment or clusters of remote workers, the Millennium ...

Car Cell Phone Use More Hazardous Than Chat With Passengers

... on a cell phone, Drews said. Half of the drivers talking on cell phones missed the exit. In contrast, only three of 24 drivers missed the exit when talking with another person sitting next to them. "The issue with cell phones is a concept called attention," said Dr. Christopher Colenda, the Jean and ...
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