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Elementary school-aged kids love their electronic games. Favorites include Nintendo DS, Playstation, PSP, XBox, Wii etc. But parents should be aware that when children use wireless electronic controllers, their bodies absorb radiofrequency radiation. These devices were not tested for health and safety reasons prior to their release into the marketplace. Although there is no research in this area, the American Academy of Pediatrics stated in 2005 that children are especially sensitive to all electromagnetic fields because their developing nervous systems are fragile, their brain tissues more conductive, and their smaller skeletons more easily penetrated by the waves. Parents should error on the side of caution. We don’t know the long-term health consequences of increasing our children’s exposure to the information carrying radio waves that these products use. We can't control the amount of radiation we are exposed too when we are in our communities, but we can control it in our homes.
Originally posted by Ovadose
To answer your question bluntly, No I dont think there will be long or short term damage.
Bluetooth and 2.4ghz wireless has been around a lot longer than xbox and playstation controlers, if something was going to happen we would already be seeing the first effects, think about all the people wearing bluetooth headsets geez i remember using bluetooth in my first mobile phone and that was over 12 years ago.
I've also slept next to my 2.4ghz wireless router for over 6years and so far so good, no abnormal tumors growing on the side of my head.edit on 12-5-2012 by Ovadose because: (no reason given)
Go put your head next to your wifi. Turn it off and on while your head is by it, just so you can get sense of what it does. It maybe mild and long ranges but its constant 24/7 if you leave it on.
They implement population control in just about every thing. Your gadgets, your food, your cars ect...