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Wi-Fi / Cell Phones


"Wi-Fi" stands for "Wireless Fidelity" and enables the transmission of data over wireless networks.

WI-FI /CELL PHONES INTRODUCTION to TOPIC



May 28
2016

Cell Phone Radiation Boosts Cancer Rates in Animals

$25 Million NTP Study Finds Brain Tumors - MICROWAVE NEWS - U.S. Government Expected To Advise Public of Health Risk

"The cell phone cancer controversy will never be the same again.

"The U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) is expected to issue a public announcement that cell phone radiation presents a cancer risk for humans. The move comes soon after its recently completed study showed statistically significant increases in cancer among rats that had been exposed to GSM or CDMA signals for two-years.

"Discussions are currently underway among federal agencies on how to inform the public about the new findings. NTP senior managers believe that these results should be released as soon as possible because just about everyone is exposed to wireless radiation all the time and therefore everyone is potentially at risk.

"The new results contradict the conventional wisdom, advanced by doctors, biologists, physicists, epidemiologists, engineers, journalists and government officials, among other pundits, that such effects are impossible . . .




May 28
2016

Wall St. Journal on Cellphones Scratches Surface of EMR Threat

O'Dwyer's - Inside News of Public Relations and Marketing Communications (New York)

"The Wall Street Journal May 23 spent 3,500+ words arguing whether cellphones should have warning labels--of course they should. Missed was the galaxy of pulsed radiation threats to all and especially children.

"WSJ has thrown a bone to the electro-magnetic field (EMF) threat. But a much better use of the space would have been covering the four hours of detailed, scientific-based research on radiation presented May 22 at the Left Forum in New York. . . .




May 28
2016

Cellphone Radiation Causes Cancer in Rats--25 million dollar U.S. Study

O'Dwyer's - Inside News of Public Relations and Marketing Communications (New York)

"A $25 million National Toxicology Program study has found that exposure to cellphone radiation caused cancer in rats.

"Radiation health advocates, citing the story yesterday in microwavenews.com, said the study is sufficient evidence to raise the classification of radio-frequency radiation from "possible carcinogenic" (Group 2B) to "carcinogenic (Group1). . .




May 12
2016

Royal Canadian Police Summoned on Wi-Fi Threat

O'Dwyer's - Inside News of Public Relations and Marketing Communications (New York)

A comprehensive talk by Jerry Flynn on the effects of EMF radiation from smart phones, wireless computers, routers and antennas, smart meters, etc. Jerry Flynn is a retired Captain in the Communications Electronics Engineering Branch of the Canadian Armed Forces.  

"RCMP, also known as "the Force" and the "Mounties," is a federal national police force that works on a contract basis with three territories, eight provinces, 190 municipalities, 184 aboriginal communities and three international airports.

"Flynn this week called on the Public Health Agency of Canada to direct RCMP "to conduct a criminal investigation into Canada's radio frequency and extremely low frequency scientific community beginning with Health Canada's radiation protection bureau."




May 9
2016

Tech Safety Poster

Langley Student Wins Tech Safety Poster Contest

"We are extremely pleased with Charrisa Leung's painting and how she covered all the points we were looking for. This poster will create awareness for Langley Fine Art students, teachers and parents and hopefully encourage other schools to create Tech Safety poster contests of their own. Soon schools will be moving in the direction of best practices for mobile devices just as Ashland public schools have created to follow manufacturer distance recommendations." stated Susan McFee, President of Parent Advisory Council for Langley Fine Arts School. . . .

"RF may actually be a misnomer because the average person thinks of AM/FM radios when they hear the words "radio frequency" or RF energy. Cell phones, tablets and laptops sit in the microwave wireless radiation segment of the electromagnetic spectrum and it may be more accurate to call them microwave wireless radiation devices."

References:

Health Canada: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/alt_formats/pacrb-dgapcr/pdf/iyh-vsv/prod/cell-eng.pdf

World Health Organization - IARC: http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2011/pdfs/pr208_E.pdf

Darren Laur - Personal Protection Systems: http://www.personalprotectionsystems.ca/

Electromagnetic Spectrum:  http://www.citizensforsafetechnology.org/Electromagnetic-Spectrum-Chart,19,1570

User Manual RF Safety Information:  http://ehtrust.org/key-issues/cell-phoneswireless/fine-print-warnings/

Best Practices for Mobile Devices - Ashland School District: http://safetechforschoolsmaryland.blogspot.ca/2015/12/massachusetts-public-school-district.html




Apr 30
2016

50 Plus EMF Safety Tips and Insights

Camilla Rees, MBA, ElectromagneticHealth.org Founder (includes links)

"Camilla Rees is a leading health educator and environmental consultant focused on electromagnetic fields and health. She is co-author of the landmark report, "Cellphones and Brain Tumors: 15 Reasons for Concern, Science, Spin and the Truth Behind Interphone", and, with Magda Havas, PhD, co-author of the book "Public Health SOS: The Shadow Side of the Wireless Revolution". She was co-investigator in the recently published landmark study demonstrating heart irregularities from exposure to portable phone radiation and co-founder of the International EMF Alliance, a consortium of over 85 international EMF advocacy groups. In 2010, Camilla organized the largest U.S. gathering of scientists to date on electromagnetic fields and health at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. Contact: Camilla@electromagnetichealth.org

To activate the links, access article via http://electromagnetichealth.org/electromagnetic-health-blog/50-tips/




Apr 28
2016

Measuring WiFi Radiation with the Acoustimeter

WiFi with Cecelia Doucette (WACA - TV)





Apr 1
2016

EMR Aware - Australia

Concerns and Aware Choices



Apr 1
2016

Berkeley, Calif's "right to know law" went into effect last Monday. This law requires retailers to post a statement about the possible consequences of wearing a cellphone on your body, the same information that is contained in manuals. The cell phone industry is still fighting. Why aren't retailers in Canada required to show similar warnings on labels or signs? People have a right to know.

Berkeley's 'Right to Know' Cell Phone Radiation Warning Now In Effect





Mar 22
2016

Safe Technology in Schools and Fire Halls

Environmental Health Trust

Information and links pertaining to the following:

Teacher Unions and Parent Teacher Organizations

  • 2016: Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation 
  • 2016: Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario 
  • 2014 United Federation of Teachers (Teachers, nurses and professionals working in New York City). 
  • 2014 New York State Teachers Union NYSUT: A federation of more than 1,200 local unions. 
  • 2014 National Education Association 
  • 2013 Canadian Teacher Federation 's Brief (200,000 elementary and secondary school teachers) 
  • 2013 United Teachers of Los Angeles, representing 40,000 teachers and staff 
  • 2013 Elementary Teacher's Federation of Ontario over 76,000 teachers 
  • 2012 The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (45,000 Ontario teachers) 
  • 2013 BC Teachers Federation adopted Wireless Resolutions and Proposed Resolutions 
  • 2013 The BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils ( BCCPAC) of 821 Advisory Councils representing over 500,000 parents in British Columbia passed two resolutions. 
  • 2010 UK VOICE ;The Union for Education Professionals 20,000 members Los Angeles California Public Schools 2000 LA School Board Resolution Opposing Cell Tower Placement on Schools 
  • 2010 Greater Victoria Teachers' Association 
  • 2008 Lucerne Elementary Secondary Arrow Lakes District SD 10 New Denver BC, Canada Opts for "No WIFI 
  • 2001 California State PTA 
    Schools Worldwide Removing the WiFi/Taking Action  
  • INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS 
  • L.A. County Firefighters Local 1014 
  • United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 IAFFCIOCLC opposes cell towers on their stations.




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