Posts

Top cancer expert says wifi is as dangerous as tobacco and asbestos

In this Daily Mail article top cancer expert Professor Anthony Miller says wifi is as dangerous as tobacco and asbestos

Prof Anthony Miller of Toronto University couldn’t be blunter, saying: ‘[Wifi] should not be allowed in schools.’

Professor Miller – who was Director of Canada’s National Cancer Institute’s Epidemiology Unit, and has held top posts in the World Health Organisation and the German Cancer Research Centre – is not alone in his fears.

He is the latest in a long line of top scientists to warn that the invisible waves of electromagnetic radiation that now constantly wash over us all – dubbed ‘electrosmog’ even by some academics – may cause a future cancer epidemic, and that it’s children who are most at risk.

Some concerned nations have already begun banning or restricting wifi, as well as mobile phones – another source of electrosmog – in schools.


France has banned wifi from nursery schools (the younger the child, the greater the danger), and restricted its use in teaching children up to the age of 11.

It has also banned mobile phones from all schools, partly because they are socially disruptive. But the country’s official Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety has recommended that tablets and other wifi devices should be regulated as phones are.

Cyprus has also banned wifi from kindergartens, and only permits it in the staff offices of junior schools for administration purposes. Israel also prohibits it in pre-schools and kindergartens, and allows it only to be gradually introduced in class as children get older. The Israeli city of Haifa has hardwired its school system so children can used computers that don’t need wifi to connect to the internet.

Frankfurt, meanwhile, hardwired 80 per cent of all its schools more than a decade ago, while the school authorities in Salzburg, Austria, wrote to headteachers officially advising them not to use wifi as long ago as 2005.

Ghent in Belgium has banned wifi in pre-schools and daycare centres, while individual local authorities in Spain and Italy have removed it from all their schools. Even faraway French Polynesia has prohibited it in nursery schools and limits it in primary ones. And so the list goes on.

Here in Britain, by contrast, there is only complacency and inaction – despite authoritative early warnings of trouble ahead.

Until Public Health England (formerly PHA) follow suit, the recommendation from us at Beneficial Environments is to try and reduce your everyday exposure to electosmog, by taking these sensible precautions:

  • Use a wired Internet solution during the day where possible, to connect to your devices and either disable Wifi at the router itself or use a shielded router bag
  • Use an airtube head set, or better still use one with an EMF filter (See our latest product Oktapus)
  • Disable data (3G/4G), bluetooth and wifi on your phone when it is not being used
  • Switch off your wifi router at night
  • Switch mobile phones off or to flight mode at night
  • Charge devices away from your body and your bed

 

Dr George Carlo

Dr George Carlo is a speaker at a special screening of Generation Zapped in East Sussex.

Generation Zapped is a new documentary about the health risks of wireless technology.

A screening of this documentary and a workshop conference has been organised in the UK.

CONFERENCE & SCREENING

Date: Friday, 6th October 2017
Time: 10am – 5pm
Tickets include buffet lunch and refreshments: £50
https://billetto.co.uk/e/generation-zapped-screeningwith-dr-george-carlo-tickets-219394/select
Location: Dale Hill Hotel & Conference Centre, Ticehurst, TN5 7DQ (close to A21, Flimwell Lights)
RSVP/QUERIES: Sarah Dacre zapped.igen@gmail.com

BONUS SCREENING

Date: Thursday, 5th October 2017
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Donations to cover costs will be appreciated. 

“GENERATION ZAPPED investigates the potential dangers of prolonged exposure to Radio Frequencies (RF) from wireless technology; its effects on our health and well-being, as well as the health and development of our children. From its links to breast and brain cancer, to its associations with increased infertility and genetic mutations related to autism and ADHD, to newly developed illnesses, such as Electrical Hyper-Sensitivity (EHS).”

A new film produced in the USA and lasts 70 minutes.

Dr George Carlo is a public health scientist, epidemiologist, lawyer, and the founder of the Science and Public Policy Institute. Dr George Carlo headed a $28.5 million research program funded by the cell phone industry from 1993 to 1999. He has appeared on 20/20, 60 Minutes, World News Tonight, CBS News with Dan Rather and The Today’s Show, as well as on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC.

He is the former head of Cellular Telephone Industry Association (CTIA) with a budget of $25million established concerns about cell phone use.  Author of Cell Phones: Hidden Hazards in the Wireless Age, available on Amazon.

Dr George Carlo Generation Zapped

Dr George Carlo Generation Zapped

Guy Hudson & Beneficial Environments have a stand at the screening and conference.

Guy can advise you on how to protect yourself from everyday electrosmog.

Please drop by and say hello!

About Guy Hudson BSc MInstP

Guy is a physicist, engineer, EMF Audit & Surveying Professional & former CIO.
He is electrosensitive.
He is the CEO of Beneficial Environments.
Co-founder of Village Water.
Previously management consultant to telecoms industry.

electromagnetics_and_wellbeing_

Guy Hudson BSc MInstP

 

The International EMF Alliance

Beneficial Environments is proud to be one of 117 Supporting Organisations to the International EMF Alliance (IEMFA).

The International EMF Alliance aims to protect the health of you and your family.

Non-ionizing electromagnetic fields and health.
Ongoing developments in biological sciences increase worldwide consensus amongst life scientists that the multitude of cellular changes induced by non-ionizing electromagnetic fields may over longer time accumulate into a range of serious health problems, due to prolonged exposure at levels significantly below the current exposure guidelines. These fast emerging long-term effects form a wide threat for public health Read More

IEMFA is the International Electromagnetic Fields Alliance, supported by an independent and growing global body of empirically-based scientific experts on living processes, with a multilevel, multidisciplinary health focus. The Experts cover a wide range of Biological, -Physics, -Medical and Epidemiologic disciplines, ranging from electron and molecular level to the level of living cells, tissues and the functioning of different organ systems. They cooperate worldwide to supply a coherent, multilevel insight into the chaotic multitude of observed biological disruptions when exposed to non-ionizing radiation, addressing important long-term degradation threats for public health. IEMFA collaborates with leading life-science institutions and non-governmental organizations worldwide.

The International EMF Alliance

The International EMF Alliance

Reducing radiation children and mobile phones

Reducing radiation children and mobile phones.

If you do decide to your child a phone, then…

Do not give them on old one with a small aerial in the top – these concentrate the radiation emissions right by the skull.

I have gone for an HTC One smartphone as the one that doses me least with microwave radiation in daily use.

They are a top end smartphone but support internet pass through – i.e. the phone will connect to the internet via a USB cable to any PC with the HTC software on.  On Amazon they are priced from £115 upwards.

I don’t know of another manufacturer that supports this. All smartphones seem to need large downloads to support software updates which on other phones means lots of radiation from their data function.

At any time when near a PC with the HTC software connecting to the internet with a USB cable – it also charges the phone.

In use:

  1. switch off all the transmitters except 3G phone-and-text – that means 4G, bluetooth, wifi, position, nfc, and data. The battery life is at least doubled.
  2. temporarily switch on data only when needed. Get your child to learn how to use the usual apps – facebook etc. on their wired PC and with a wired connection to their phone at home..
  3. never put a microwave transmitter (cordless and mobiles) to your head, always carry it in a bag, never in a pocket
  4. always use an air tube headset (single ear – stereo ones are dangerous because you cannot hear what is going on around you and tangle a lot) and keep it plugged in so that you answer the phone by headset and hold the phone a good distance from the head when using it. Speaker-phone mode is not so good – it means transmitters closer to the head, are overheard and usually affected by background noise. Using the airtube headset – radiation to your brain is roughly 10,000 times less than compared to using the phone held to your ear.
  5. you can use screening phone holders but they do nothing to reduce radiation (any attempt to shield a phone means they ramp up their power).
  6. also blobs and buttons and stickers cannot counteract the powerful radiation ever, fully – if at all.
  7. at night switch off totally and charge at least 2m from the bed.
  8. consider getting your child to wear protective clothing for school. Looks ordinary but contains silver thread which reflects microwaves.

I tried to hardwire a new Samsung phone 18 months ago and it couldn’t! HTC do and it works well.

Also if you are going to give your child data access there are these parental control apps.

http://uk.pcmag.com/parental-control-monitoring-products/79219/guide/the-best-parental-control-apps-for-your-phone

Wifi Health Risks Research

There is a growing number of scientists looking at Wifi Health Risks Research and the causes of Electromagnetic Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity.

In the UK one of the best summaries of the ongoing research efforts is the work of Michael Bevington.

Over 1,800 research references are contained in Bevington’s 2013 book “Electromagnetic Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: A Summary

http://www.bioinitiative.org/research-summaries/

These are invaluable sets of abstracts (data-based to be searchable) covering the Radio Frequency Radiation scientific literature, as well as collections of scientific abstracts on free radical damage and a set specific to electrosensitivity.  They cover the research published between 1990-2014

The Wifi health risks research is at a point where the main stream media can no longer ignore their findings.

Wifi Health Risks

Wireless Internet routers or Wi-Fi modems emit electromagnetic radiation in the low Gigahertz frequency range. We can be exposed to these EMFs almost 24×7 at work and in our homes.

To reduce any potential Wifi health risks associated with long term exposure to these EMFs you can do several things:

  • Switch off your Wi-Fi modem at night or when not in use
  • Disable wireless on your laptop and/or computer and use wired Ethernet to your modem for an Internet connection
  • Take frequent breaks away from the irradiated area

If you can still see other people’s Wi-Fi routers you may want to consider shielding to protect you and your family.