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Jul 31
2016

Letter from Ron Powell re cell tower installation in Maryland

Leisure World is considering a plan to install cell tower in their community

" . . . Seniors, beyond making their own residences safer, can contribute mightily to the hundreds of organizations springing up across the United States to raise awareness about the health risks of radiation exposure from wireless devices in homes, in schools, and in the workplace. Today's seniors escaped such excessive exposure when they were children, but today's children are not as lucky. Many will be made sick and many will die from such exposure while still young adults. Our children and grandchildren need to be helped, not abandoned to the current exponential rise of radiation levels caused by the rapid and thoughtless expansion of wireless technology, whatever the appeal of that technology on other grounds. You can help. . . .




Jul 25
2016

MOMS WHO CARE

We need your help. Frank Clegg CEO - C4ST

"Today, we launch the most significant campaign to date for C4ST, and for all Canadians concerned about wireless radiation. The target audience is "Moms" in Canada. The action is to have concerned Moms send an email to their local MP and to the Minister of Health Jane Philpott through our new campaign website. Although the campaign is directed to Moms primarily, all concerned Canadians, including Children, can send an email.  

"On June 18, 2015 we sent you an email that the 2015 Standing Committee on Health (HESA) presented its report "RADIOFREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION AND THE HEALTH OF CANADIANS" with 12 important recommendations to the House of Commons. Due to the election being called in August 2015, the requirement for the government to respond to the report was cancelled.

"Over the past few months, C4ST has had one on one meetings with well over 30 MP's. As a result of some of those discussions, on Wednesday June 15th, 2016, MP Bill Casey (Cumberland-Colchester) as HESA Chair, presented the same report on Safety Code 6 to the current House of Commons requesting an official government response. We thank MP Casey, MP John Oliver (Oakville) and the other members of the current HESA committee for their decision to present this report to the 42nd Parliament.

"The current government now has 120 days to respond although the Minister of Health, Jane Philpott's office is expected to receive a copy of the report a month before that (mid September). . . .

MOMS WHO CARE

C4ST LINK




Jul 18
2016

No Where To Go To School

Mandatory Exposure to Microwave Radiation In Our Schools Has Left 11 Year Old With No Where To Go To School

"Tyler is one of many children who is suffering from the mandatory exposure to the wireless technology that has been installed in our schools. Parents are frustrated with having to deal with School Boards who are willfully turning a blind eye to the thousands of peer reviewed studies confirming the health effects from this unregulated technology that has never been tested for safety. Here is a story that needs to be told! . . .




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 11
2016

Letter to the FCC in Opposition to 5G Spectrum Frontiers

Letter to the FCC from Dr. Yael Stein MD of the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel in Opposition to 5G Spectrum Frontiers Millimeter Wave Technology

" . . . Besides higher risk of cancer, exposure to electromagnetic radiation in the radio/ microwave frequencies has been reported to affect: fertility in males and females, neurological effects on sleep quality, learning abilities and memory due to increased oxidative stress, to cause skin and gastrointestinal reactions, hypersensitivity phenomena (Electrohypersensitivity / EHS), and more . . . 

Topic: G5 millimeter wave technology (Sub Terahertz frequencies/ Sub-THz)

  • Human sweat glands as helical antennas 
  • Implications 
  • Summary of conclusions 
  • Introduction 
  • Health risks 
  • References




Jul 6
2016

WI-FRIED?

Catalyst - ABC Australia

The Australian ABC program, Catalyst, televised a program (30 min) on the dangers of microwave radiation. Very good watching. A video that should be shared widely. VIDEO

Could wifi-enabled devices be harmful to our health? You cannot see it or hear it but Wi-Fi blankets our homes, our schools and our cities. Australia's safety agency says there's no evidence of harm, but that's not the same as saying its safe. A growing number of scientists are concerned that the widespread use of Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi-enabled devices could be slowly making us sick. In this Catalyst investigation, Dr Maryanne Demasi explores whether our wireless devices could be putting our health at risk.

Maryanne Demasi is presenter/producer on ABC's Catalyst program. This is her response to the outcry regarding her report about Wi-Fi



Sometimes Asking Questions Provides You With Answers That May Be Uncomfortable

Open Letter re ABC Catalyst Wi-Fried Documentary Australia

Science Censorship in Australia: The Retraction of the ABC TV Catalyst "Wi-Fried?"

EMFacts Consultancy
More on Science Media Centre spin on the Catalyst program - this time from the UK branch. 




Jul 6
2016

WiFi in the Sky, Convenient, Profitable and In-demand - Is It Safe?

Radio-frequency (RF) - Wireless Microwave Radiation Exposure from Mobile Devices and WiFi Connectivity

1. Aviation Alert? 
2. International RF Exposure Safety Standards In Question
3. Questions for the Aviation Industry and Inflight WiFi Providers
4. Scientific, Medical and Pilot Performance Issues
5. Partial Summary of Biological Effects
6. Commercial Pilots From Several Countries
7. Technology and Technical Experts
8. Threats to Security, including GAO Report

Appendix:
A. Cardiac Effects and More Medical Issues, Cardiologist's letter
B. 2008/2012 Letters from group of European Physicians
C. UK Electrical Engineer and other Technical experts
D. Rough Draft of Sample Inflight Symptom Survey
E. References
F. FAA response to our letter concerning satellite transmissions

IN SUMMARY with 8 key points




Jul 2
2016

Brain tumours now the most frequent form of cancer in U.S. adolescents

Ground-­breaking American study - Canadian perspective

  • Sobering statistics 
  • Time for a cancer prevention strategy for young Canadians! 
  • Safer Tech Tips 
Minimize Exposure to Radiation from Wireless Communications




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)




Jul 1
2016

" . . . What do fried gonads, brain buzz and scary 'senior moments' have in common? Here's a clue: it's that thing in your hand/pocket/backpack, on your desk or beside your pillow--the cell phone or wireless device that seems to have become a permanent extension of your body, an integral part of every moment of your existence, and a tool that feels essential to life itself.

"Yet that wonderful gadget, connecting you to so many fascinating facts, people, news items, apps, gossip and image-defining feedback, may be surreptitiously, progressively chipping away at your health, hormones, sexual performance, brain function and longevity. It may feel like your lifeline, but what if it's actually causing serious problems that you're blaming on something else? What if you're taking sleeping pills, painkillers, anti-seizure drugs, anti-inflammatories or other pharmaceuticals to address something that's being caused by your wireless wonder-phone? It is, after all, emitting a powerful signal that extends for 20-40 feet in all directions around you. Invisible and intangible (to most), yet capable of penetrating cement, metal, plastic, rubber, clothing and human bodies, this radiation is the ultimate silent, stealthy, insidious invader. You'll never see it coming, and it will be the last thing you'll ever think of blaming if you're sick, exhausted, have cancer, become infertile, suffer loss of libido, have ADD/autism, lose your hearing or develop any kind of neurological condition.

"The cell phone industry and Internet service-providers will tell you that Wi-Fi radiation is safe--and we all sowant to believe them so we can continue our addictive love affairs with our phones. But the science says otherwise--definitively, categorically and conclusively--with thousands of studies and medical data now confirming the harmful effects of the radiation that's saturating our urban environments. I could inundate you with compelling scientific data ... but do you really want to know? . . .






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