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Jul 11
2016

No Safe Place

A letter to Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson from Olga Sheean (first posted July 26, 2016)

Olga Sheean has been able to get Orca Air to agree to have cell phones turned off when those who suffer from EHS travel on their airline. This "letter" is actually a comprehensive document that outlines the effect of wireless devices and infrastructure being launched and promoted by Vancouver City Council. The letter/presentation is extremely thorough, and worth reading.

Main themes in this document:

  • Ignored, excluded and incapacitated--citizens forced to flee 
  • Evidence of harmful effects: quick facts 
  • Scientific fact versus political spin and misinformation 
  • Physical effects of EMR 
  • The key symptoms of EHS 
  • Important landmarks on the EMF lifeline 
  • Human rights and human wrongdoings 
  • Questions for you and the government to answer 
  • A taste of what's to come: the real cost of electromagnetic radiation 
  • Scientists call for more protective measures, given increasing evidence of risk from EMFs




Jul 1
2016

Doctor's Information Package

Addressed to Medical Professionals. Useful to all. Updated July, 2016

The following package is for those who wish to approach their doctors with information regarding the possible health risks from non-thermal microwave radiation.  It contains links organized into specific health effect categories.  These links can be printed out according to personal areas of need or concern, and used to start a dialogue with doctors who may not as yet have associated certain health conditions with EMF or RF exposure.  

The introductory letter on pages 1 and 2 contains a link to the entire list, and may be useful to your doctor as a reference tool. 


"Dear Medical Professional:

"Your patient has asked us for support in providing you with information regarding the possible health risks from non-thermal microwave radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation, recently reclassified by the WHO/IARC as a Class 2B, possible human carcinogen.

"This WHO risk category also includes lead, DDT, chloroform, and dioxane, and is relevant to all wireless devices emitting radiofrequency electromagnetic fields, including cordless phones, cell phones, IPads, Wi-Fi routers, wireless games, baby monitors, and smart meters . . .

"Many doctors have already given medical advice to their patients by way of a medical letter or note on a prescription form stating that the patient should avoid, for medical reasons, living in a residence or residential complex at which a wireless meter is operating in order to maintain their health or avoid aggravating a medical condition. This medical advice stating the health condition and advising the patient that they should avoid ongoing exposure to wireless radiofrequency and smart meter emissions will allow your patient to participate in the Human Rights Action currently underway. We are hopeful that the individual's right to protect their health as advised by their medical doctor will be upheld by the Human Rights Tribunal, and this forced exposure within their own home to undesirable microwave radiofrequency emissions will be replaced with reasonable and respectful accommodation by BC Hydro . . . "

Information categories contained in this package: 

  1. Microwave Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Radiation - General 
  2. Smart Meters
  3. Interference with medical devices / Smart Meter Risk
  4. Children
  5. EHS/ES - Electrosensitivity
  6. Diabetes
  7. Heart
  8. Tinnitus / Microwave Hearing / Dental Effects
  9. Sleep and Insomnia
  10. Infertility / Sperm Damage
  11. Cell Towers - Applicable to constant low-level exposures
  12. Cell Phones
  13. Published Articles
  14. BEES - This section included due to potential impacts on human health from loss of bees and pollination
  15. Lawsuits, Scientific Statements and Letters
  16. Cancer
  17. Brain Function / Epilepsy / Alzheimer's / ALS
Also available:

Open Letter to GP and Other Medical Colleagues  January, 2012
Guidelines for Doctors
AAEM calls for Caution (American Academy of Environmental Medicine)




May 5
2016

Baby Safe Project Booklet

What You Need to Know About Wireless Radiation and Your Baby

For more information about pregnancy and wireless radiation and to obtain additional copies of this brochure please visit BabySafeProject.org




Nov 27
2015

Cell Phones and Wireless Linked to Disease

World's Authority Dr. Lennart Hardell Links Cell phones and Wireless to Disease

Dr. Lennart Hardell, Head of oncology at Orebro University, Sweden, is the world's foremost researcher of technology's connection to cancer.




Jun 10
2015

IDIOPATHIC ENVIRONMENTAL INTOLERANCE: WHAT ROLE FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND CHEMICALS?

May 18th 2015 - 5th Paris Appeal Congress, Royal Academy of Medicine, Belgium - European Cancer and Environment Research Institute

A FOCUS ON ELECTROHYPERSENSITIVITY (EHS) AND MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY (MCS)

Congress Organisation Committee: 

  • Dominique Belpomme (France), 
  • Ernesto Burgio (Italy), 
  • Christine Campagnac (France), 
  • Vincent Castronovo (Belgium), 
  • Janos Frühling (Belgium), 
  • Jean Huss (Luxembourg), 
  • Philippe Irigaray (France), 
  • Paul Lannoye (Belgium), 
  • Peter Ohnsorge (Germany).




Jun 1
2015

W.E.E.P. News

The Canadian Initiative to Stop Wireless Electric and Electromagnetic Pollution



Feb 15
2015

UCSD Genetics of Oxidative-Stress Detoxification, and Environmental Sensitivity Study Electrosensitivity-- 




Jan 13
2015

FINAL RESOLUTION: European Economic and Social Committee EESC

Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society on Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

Contains conclusions and recommendations regarding a feasible and proactive governmental and societal approach to raising awareness about EHS.

SEE ALSO, LETTER OF NOTICE holding EESC member Richard Adams personally accountable for betraying public trust by ignoring evidence on the hazards of RF/EMF.




Dec 16
2014

CMA Code of Ethics

Canadian Medical Association's 54 Fundamental Responsibilities for Canadian physicians, including residents, and medical students - Last reviewed March 2014: Still relevant

This Code has been prepared by the Canadian Medical Association as an ethical guide for Canadian physicians, including residents, and medical students. Its focus is the core activities of medicine - such as health promotion, advocacy, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, palliation, education and research. It is based on the fundamental principles and values of medical ethics, especially compassion, beneficence, non-maleficence, respect for persons, justice and accountability. The Code, together with CMA policies on specific topics, constitutes a compilation of guidelines that can provide a common ethical framework for Canadian physicians.

Physicians should be aware of the legal and regulatory requirements that govern medical practice in their jurisdictions.

Physicians may experience tension between different ethical principles, between ethical and legal or regulatory requirements, or between their own ethical convictions and the demands of other parties. Training in ethical analysis and decision-making during undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education is recommended for physicians to develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to deal with these conflicts. Consultation with colleagues, regulatory authorities, ethicists, ethics committees or others who have relevant expertise is also recommended.

Fundamental Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities to the Patient 
  • General Responsibilities 
  • Initiating and Dissolving a Patient-Physician Relationship 
  • Communication, Decision Making and Consent 
  • Privacy and Confidentiality 
  • Research 
Responsibilities to Society
Responsibilities to the Profession
Responsibilities to Oneself




Dec 12
2014

To Dr B. Henry, BC's Deputy Public Health Officer

re Non-Thermal Radio Frequency Radiation - from Jerry Flynn

" . . . it is not obligatory for any province or territory in Canada to adhere to Safety Code 6. Health Canada's own website makes that perfectly clear! British Columbia, like other jurisdictions, has the latitude and authority to establish whatever radiation Exposure Limits it deems necessary in order to protect its people. Look, for example, at what the City of Toronto has done. It is my understanding that they have obliged cell phone companies to reduce the effective radiated power of cell phone towers to levels that are 100 times lower than those recommended by Safety Code 6! . . .




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