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26 July 2017

Wyoming: Expert Discussion on Cell Phones, Wireless Radiation and Health: Jackson, 31 July 2017

Expert discussion on cell phones, wireless radiation and health, sponsored by the Environmental Health Trust, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 31 at Teton County Public Library, free. 

"The forum comes only weeks after the National Frequency Agency of France released research showing nine out of 10 cell phones exceed government radiation limits when researchers tested the way people actually use them—directly next to the body, Davis said. Manufacturers, however, don’t have to test phones directly on the body, like in pants pockets, she said. It’s a major finding in France and internationally and a topic panelists will discuss."

DON’T MISS: Dangerous Communication
by Kelsey Daytonplanetjh.com, 25 July 2017

Scientists discuss seminal research about cell phones and other health hazards.

JACKSON HOLE, WY – Dr. Devra Davis’s first grandchild was born in 2004 and by the time he was nine months old, he could grab a cell phone, turn it on and even start a game. At first, Davis was a proud grandparent and marveled at her clever grandson. But then the founder/president of the Environmental Health Trust realized there was a lot about cell phones she didn’t know, especially when it came to the impact on young brains.

In her 2007 book The Secret History of the War on Cancer, she titled the final chapter “Presumed Innocent” and raised questions about cell phone safety.

It was the only topic in her book she received pushback about. No one debated tobacco could kill you, or air pollution was bad for your health. “Because you had dead bodies and statistically significant evidence,” she said.

At the time Davis was a typical busy professional, carrying and using multiple cell phones.

Jimmy Gonzalez Warns Cell Phones Cause Cancer at Pembroke Pines Meeting

Jimmy Gonzalez Warns Cell Phones Cause Cancer at Pembroke Pines Meeting 
(10 mn. - 26 July 2017)

Jimmy Gonzalez's testimony to the Pembroke Pines Commission resulted in the passing of a Resolution to raise awareness on the health risks of cell phone radiation. Learn more about the state of science on cell phone radiation at http://ehtrust.org/ Several cities and countries are taking action to raise awareness about how people can protect themselves. Please see the full list at http://ehtrust.org/international-poli... Jimmy Gonzalez' words will save lives.

What Is the Latest Scandal to Hit the German Car Industry All About?

Allegations have been made that Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler,
Audi and Porsche were colluding in the 1990s and formed a
cartel which possible laid the basis to the 'dieselgate' emission
What is the latest scandal to hit the German car industry all about?
by Guy Chazan, irishtimes.com,
25 July 2017

EU regulator expected to take a tough line over allegations of cartel-like behaviour

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis.

The news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that German carmakers VW, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche had been engaging in cartel-like behaviour since the 1990s, in particular colluding with each other on the technical details of diesel exhaust treatment systems.

The European Union competition authorities have opened an investigation, and Germany’s economics minister says the credibility of the whole German car industry is at stake.

Sterility - A Major Health Issue : Opinion

(Choice of image by "Towards Better Health")
Sterility, a major health issue 
Opinion, Letter of the Day, 24 heures,
7 May 2013

Re. Article by François Meylan, Secretary-General of the of the Christian Democratic People's Party, "Sterility, A Major Health Issue" (24 heures, 15 April 2013)

"It is time to sound the alarm on the issue of sterility", writes Mr. Meylan.  We incriminate endocrine disruptors found in pesticides and plastics.  No one dares point the finger at our favorite devices: smartphones, laptops, tablets... Keeping a smartphone switched on in the pocket or on the belt harms the genetic code and mobility of sperm.  One is radiating the sensitive parts of the body with electromagnetic waves, classified by WHO as "possibly carcinogenic".  Moreover, a laptop, tablet or iPad on one's lap, connected to Wi-Fi, which emits the same type of waves, can damage fertility.  The exposure to radiation of these devices can also have a negative impact on female fertility and increase the risk of miscarriage during pregnancy.

The Correlation Between Cell Phone Use and Testicular Cancer, Reduced Testosterone Levels, Lowered Seminal Volume and Sperm Count

Ladies, too, should beware regarding carrying cell phones near the pelvis or using laptops on the lap.  According to David O. Carpenter, M.D., Director of the Institute for Health and Environment at the University at Albany, "For women, the studies aren't quite there yet, but I think we can say that anything that might cause cancer almost always causes birth defects, so pregnant women—or those wanting to become pregnant soon—should take extra precautions."

Health Warning: Can a Cell Phone Carried Regularly in Your Pocket Damage Your _____?
by Mike Geary - Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer, Author of best-selling programs: The Truth about 6-Pack Abs & The Top 101 Foods that FIGHT Aging, truthaboutabs.com, posted on "Towards Better Health" in 2014

A correlation between cell phone use and testicular cancer, reduced testosterone levels, lowered seminal volume and sperm count? Read on to see...

You've probably started hearing in the media about emerging studies showing possible correlations between heavy cell phone use and brain tumors. But what not many people are talking about is the risk of carrying cell phones in our pockets for hours each day. This is where it gets even more interesting and a little scary too!

First of all, to both guys and gals... read this article carefully, as it contains some potentially scary health issues related to cell phone use. And although the examples are geared towards men's issues, I wouldn't trust that it's only men that can experience health issues from heavy cell phone use.

Sperm Counts Among Western Men Have Halved in Last 40 Years - Study

The concentration of sperm in the ejaculate of men in
western countries has fallen by an average of 1.4% a year,
leading to an overall drop of just over 52%, say
Photo:  Alamy
"Research into potential causes [is] needed. Numerous possibilities have been mooted, with research suggesting links to body weight, a lack of physical activity, smoking, and exposure of pregnant women to chemicals found in myriad household products, known as endocrine disruptors." - No mention here of exposure to electromagnetic radiation from wireless devices.

Sperm counts among western men have halved in last 40 years – study
by Nicola Davis, The Guardian, 25 July 2017

Reasons for the ‘shocking’ drop are unclear, say researchers, and represent a huge and neglected area of public health

Sperm counts among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers behind the decline remain unclear.

"The Invisible Rainbow": The Story of the Invention and Use of Electricity from an Environmental Point of View

I am reading this amazing, informative book by Arthur Firstenberg.  It is my hope that everyone who does NOT believe that electricity can harm humans, plants and animals will read this book. 

by Arthur Firstenberg, 2017

THE STORY OF the invention and use of electricity has often been told before, but never from an environmental point of view. The assumption of safety, and the conviction that electricity has nothing to do with life, are by now so entrenched in the human psyche that new research, and testimony by those who are being injured, are not enough to change the course that society has set. Two increasingly isolated worlds—that inhabited by the majority, who embrace new electrical technology without question, and that inhabited by a growing minority, who are fighting for survival in an electrically polluted environment—no longer even speak the same language. In The Invisible Rainbow, Arthur Firstenberg bridges the two worlds. In a story that is rigorously scientific yet easy to read, he provides a surprising answer to the question, “How can electricity be suddenly harmful today when it was safe for centuries?”

25 July 2017

The Kids Are Not All Right - How Wireless Tech Is Harming Our Youth And What Parents Can Do Right Now

The Kids Are Not All Right - 
How Wireless Tech Is Harming Our Youth And What Parents Can Do Right Now
by Alison Main, Paleo Magazine, February/March 2017 issue. paleomagonline.com

“Children are not little adults and are disproportionately impacted by all environmental exposures, including cell phone radiation. Current FCC standards do not account for the unique vulnerability and use patterns specific to pregnant women and children.” 
—American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013 

Don’t run with scissors. Don’t talk to strangers. Don’t play with matches. Don’t drink and drive. Don’t do drugs. 

Parents are eternally concerned about their children’s safety. From infancy to adolescence, children are developing humans—physically, behaviorally and intellectually. To emerge as healthy, well-adjusted adults, kids need their parents’ protection. And when it comes to children and wireless-tech safety, there’s a lot parents need to know.

Are You Carrying Your Cellphone Too Close to Your Body?

A pocket may not be the best place to keep your
(m-gucci / iStock)
Are you carrying your cellphone too close to your body?
by Nara Schoenberg, Chicago Tribune,
26 January 2017

In the movie "La La Land," the heroine fields calls in the current style, with her cellphone pressed close to her ear.

When President Barack Obama gave his farewell address, he equated innovation with "a computer in every pocket."

Some users sleep with their cellphones on the nightstand — or even tucked under the pillow.

But how close should you really get to your cellphone?

The answer depends, in part, on whom you ask. Government experts say cellphones, which emit radio frequency radiation, have not conclusively been linked to any health problem. But some critics point to studies they say raise concerns, including a preliminary report by the National Toxicology Program that rats exposed to cellphone radiation experienced a small but significant increase in heart and brain tumors. Critics also point to studies indicating that cellphone exposure may negatively affect sperm quality.

Australian Research Asks If Women Keep Smartphones in the Bra

Australian Research Asks If Women Keep Smartphones In The Bra
Environmental Health Trust

Bra, Pocket or Purse? Australian Research Asks Where Women Keep Their Smartphones

New study finds women carry smartphones in bra despite manufacturer’s radiation warnings.

A new Australian study that will inform cancer research has found that 25 per cent of women have carried their smartphone tucked into their bra, with 15 per cent having done so in the last week. This is despite phone manufacturers warning customers not to store smartphones against the body or in clothing.

The Monash study was published in the scientific research journal PLOS One and is freely accessible at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0167996