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Phonegate Alert submits new comments on the peer review of the National Toxicology Program’s draft technical reports on cellphone radio-frequency radiation. In March 2018, the external peer scientists reviewers strengthened the conclusions of the NTP reports that found clear evidence of health harm from exposure to cellphone radiation in rats. The scientific knowledge of the...
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AUTHOR: Riaan van Zyl, Journalist https://roodepoortrecord.co.za/2018/05/24/are-smart-meters-harmful-to-your-health/ May 24, 2018 RFR could lead to cancer and other ailments. Photo for illustrative purposes. (Photo/ Google) Since the controversial introduction of smart meters in the City of Johannesburg in 2015, many residents have complained of incorrect readings and meters running, even when the power is out. But that...
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Link to podcast article: http://kalw.org/post/nation-investigates-how-big-wireless-made-us-think-cell-phones-are-safe#stream/0 On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the safety of wireless radiation. A new Nation magazine investigation explores how big wireless companies used the same playbook as big oil and big tobacco to deceive the public and create the appearance of scientific uncertainty, while making people think that cell...
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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935118300161?via%3Dihub Abstract The popularity, widespread use and increasing dependency on wireless technologies has spawned a telecommunications industrial revolution with increasing public exposure to broader and higher frequencies of the electromagnetic spectrum to transmit data through a variety of devices and infrastructure. On the horizon, a new generation of even shorter high frequency 5G wavelengths is...
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Roxana Marachi, Ph.D We highly recommend this article. Link: Excerpts: While difficult to know how day-to-day life will change as a result of living in a “smart city,” the issues described below are certainly worth learning more about. What should residents expect as tangible benefits? What will be the costs? What blind spots may exist...
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International Society of Doctors For The Environment 5G networks in European Countries: appeal for a standstill in the respect of the precautionary principle 5G_appeal April 2018 Author: Agostino Di Ciaula ISDE Scientific Office The document by the European Commission “5G for Europe: An Action Plan” (September 2016) aimed to describe “an action plan for timely...
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Despite severe health impacts, Eskom again seeks to delay compliance with air pollution standards Eskom has again applied to postpone compliance with the minimum emission standards for air pollution, this time for its Tutuka power station near Standerton. This area falls within the already heavily polluted Highveld Priority Area in Mpumalanga. The minimum emission standards (MES)...
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Digital and wireless devices have provided many benefits, however, we are now realizing that the rapid adoption of this novel technology has not been accompanied by adequate regulation, monitoring or safety precautions. Widespread use of digital media and near constant exposure to wireless devices has caused increasing concern among scientists, health care professionals, psychologists, educators...
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  Overarching Myth #1: The NTP study is just one rat study that is irrelevant to humans because the radiation exposures were far higher than humans get from cell phones. Fact: This is the world’s largest, most carefully done study on wireless radiation specifically designed to mimic human exposures in rodents. Every agent that is...
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Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review  – Call for Evidence Written submission by Dave Ashton You sometimes hear it said – mainly by pious politicians – that the first job of any Government is to protect its citizens. This is a laudable aim, but, concerning harmful microwave-emitting technologies such as cellular communications, wi-fi, and smart meters etc.,...
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