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January 04, 2013

The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation
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Just about everyone uses mobile phones these days. Some use them constantly. But some experts say health risks have been downplayed. Then, America is truly addicted to energy. It fuels our nation and our economy. But what can we do to save energy in our homes and offices? An expert has the answers. Plus, the Savage truth on what you should be doing with that extra money in your paycheck.
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InfoTrak: The Downplayed Danger of Cellphones

More than 90% of Americans use cell phones. Dr. Devra Davis, author of Disconnect believes this trend will result in a serious health crisis in the coming decades, particularly among today’s young people.
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InfoTrak: Saving Energy

Elton B. Sherwin, an expert in energy technologies and “clean tech” companies, and author of Addicted to Energy: A Venture Capitalist’s Perspective on How to Save Our Economy and Our Climate talked about the easiest ways the average homeowner can save energy and money. He also talked about the reasons behind vast differences in energy efficiencies in similar-looking commercial buildings.
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InfoTrak: How to Lose Weight and Gain Money

What do banking and weight loss have in common? They aren’t the same thing, but they are related. Just look at the national news to confirm this insight: Newspapers are simultaneously reporting the rise of obesity and the fall of the dollar. In a paradigm shifting book, How to Lose Weight and Gain Money: A Program for Putting Your Life in Order, Vivien Schapera help you bridge the gap between these two national dilemmas.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Elton B. Sherwin
Elton Sherwin is the Senior Managing Director at Ridgewood Capital where he invests in energy technology and cleantech companies. Elton’s second book, Addicted to Energy – How to Save our Economy and Our Climate, outlines over 50 practical steps individuals, businesses, and government can take to lower their energy consumption. His first book, The Silicon Valley Way, was translated into Chinese, Japanese, Spanish and Korean and is used by entrepreneurs and university programs around the world. Earlier in his career, Elton spent twenty years at IBM and Motorola where his products won numerous awards. The U.S. Patent Office has granted him eight patents. He is an occasional guest speaker at Stanford University on energy policy and entrepreneurism

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Devra Davis
Designated a National Book Award Finalist for When Smoke Ran Like Water (2002, Basic Books), Devra Davis founded Environmental Health Trust in 2007 in Teton County, Wyoming to provide basic research and education about environmental health hazards and promote constructive policies locally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Davis lectures at Georgetown, Harvard, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and other universities, and was Founding Director, Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Professor of Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health (2004-2009). The Secret History of the War on Cancer was a top pick by Newsweek, is forming the basis for national cancer policy revisions by the South African Cancer Society, and is being used at major schools of public health, including Harvard, Emory, and Tulane University. Dr. Davis also was the founding director of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the U.S. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences and Scholar in Residence, 1983-1993. Her new book, Disconnect, selected by TIME magazine as a top pick, provides shocking detail about cell phone radiation and your health, is receiving kudos from experts and policy makers around the world, and is the subject of broad multi-media coverag

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