“The Who and Why of Collusion
We know the names and entities. It’s clearly about $$$.
No pre-market studies proving the safety of this technology.
No long-term studies proving the safety of this technology.
“Safety standards” are seriously out-of-date and irrelevant to current usage.
No opportunity for an individual to opt-out of this ubiquitous technology…”
Check out the rest of this brilliant exposé by our very own Lois Cadwallader
EMF Dangers – The BIG Cover-Up And What You Can Do About It
“Nine years ago, my husband, two children, and I participated in the first National Day of Unplugging (NDU), where we turned off screens on a Friday night for 24 hours. The experience was so profound that we decided to make it a weekly ritual. We call it Technology Shabbat and it’s been one of the best things we’ve ever done as a family,”
“The first time we tried it, a few things happened that I didn’t expect,” Shlain continues. “We found that time truly slows down…like we got four Saturdays in one. When we went back online Saturday night, we appreciated technology in a whole new light.” The more they did it, the more powerful the experience; the more productive the work week.
Check out the rest of the story here:
Are wireless earbuds dangerous? Experts warn that Apple’s AirPods could send an electromagnetic field through your brain – as 250 scientists sign petition to regulate trendy tech.
250 scientists from over 40 countries have signed a petition to the WHO and UN to warn against radiowave radiation from wireless technology.
The close proximity of AirPods to the brain and inner ear may raise cancer risks.
Plus, AirPods talk to one another using a magnetic field that passes through the brain.
Scientists are growing increasingly concerned over the potential health risks of wireless technologies which, they say, national and international regulations ‘fail’ to limit.
And new technologies are arriving every day – and customers can’t buy them fast enough. Apple’s wireless AirPods, for example, ‘communicate with one another using a magnetic induction field, a variable magnetic field [one] sends through your brain to communicate with the other,’ explains Dr Joel Moskowitz. Dr Moskowitz, a University of California, Berkeley community health professor who focuses on cell phone exposures, says there isn’t even research on what this could do to the brain yet, let alone regulations to limit the potential effects.
‘But I couldn’t imagine it’s all that great for you,’ he says. Wireless technologies are simply outpacing both research and regulation – and it could have disastrous effects for our health. A petition warning that microwave radiation from many popular wireless technologies may pose health risks has gathered 250 signatures. While the scientific jury is still out on the whether or not particular devices an cause cancer, animal studies on the kind of radiofrequency radiation that they emit – which is used in Bluetooth, cellular and wifi transmissions – has suggested a link to cancer.
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Additionally, the EMF Safety network writes that all around the world people are reporting WiFi / Wireless radiation is affecting their health. The EMF Safety network has collected many smart meter health complaints. Utilities claim smart meters are safe, and compare them to cell phones. However cell phones, cell towers, WiFi and other wireless devices can also affect your health. Reducing your Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) exposure can benefit your overall health and wellness.
In Lyon, France on May 31, 2011 ‐‐ The WHO/International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (WiFi / Wireless Radiation) as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer
List of symptoms:
- Sleep problems (insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, night waking, nightmares)
- Stress, agitation, anxiety, irritability
- Headaches, sharp pain or pressure in the head
- Ringing in the ears, ear pain, high pitched ringing
- Concentration, memory or learning problems
- Fatigue, muscle or physical weakness
- Disorientation, dizziness, or balance problems
- Eye problems, including eye pain, pressure in the eyes,
- Cardiac symptoms, heart palpitations, heart arrhythmias, chest pain
- Leg cramps, or neuropathy
- Arthritis, body pain, sharp, stabbing pains
- Nausea, flu-like symptoms
- Sinus problems, nose bleeds
- Respiratory problems, cough, asthma
- Skin rashes, facial flushing
- Urinary problems
- Endocrine disorders, thyroid problems, diabetes
- High blood pressure
- Changes in menstrual cycle
- Hyperactivity or changes in children’s behavior
- Recurrence of cancer
- And more
Many homeowners are unaware that Smart Meters were installed in most homes, businesses, and schools throughout the U.S.
These devices produce high levels of WiFi / Wireless Radiation and Dirty Electricity.
If you want to measure WiFi / Wireless / RF radiation on your own, I have found that this meter is the easiest to use:
To measure Dirty Electricity, this meter is very easy to use as well:
In some areas customers have the option of putting the old analog meter back on homes, businesses, and schools. Putting back the previous meter is normally called the “Opt-Out” program. Consider yourself fortunate if you do have this choice.
You will have to call your local Electrical Utility Company to find out if this is available to you.
Below is information on Nevada’s Opt-Out Program.
To Opt-Out, call Nevada Energy at 702-402-4273 in Southern Nevada or 1-888-559-9744 in Northern Nevada. Have your account number ready when you call so that Nevada Energy can schedule your Opt-Out appointment.
In Southern Nevada there is a one-time set-up fee of $52.86 and a monthly recurring fee of $8.72. In Northern Nevada there is a one-time set-up fee of $52.44 and a monthly recurring fee of $8.72. The fees will appear on your bill as a “non-standard meter charge.” These are the fees as of 2016.
Only customers of record (the person whose name is on the bill) with Nevada Energy are authorized to participate in the program.
Participation in the Opt-Out Program is limited to 12,000 electric customers in Southern Nevada, 4,500 electric customers in Northern Nevada and 4,500 gas customers in Northern Nevada. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
More about Laptop Electromagnetic Radiation – EMR
If you have not read Part 1 of this blog, please read Part 1 before looking at Part 2 of the article from EM Watch from south England on Computer radiation.
Here are some more great tips to minimize your Electromagnetic Radiation exposure.
If you have a laptop close to you on the desk, your torso and head can be exposed to high levels of Electromagnetic Radiation and so can the upper part of your legs because Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) travel down through your desk.
So, if you work with a laptop on your desk, push it forward (away from you) as far as you can while remaining comfortable. Always use a laptop in the battery mode. When a laptop is plugged in, high Electromagnetic Radiation can be generated.
Except when travelling, try not to rest hands on a laptop keyboard or use the built-in touchpad. A better solution is to plug in an external USB keyboard and USB mouse. These generate no Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR), provided they are wired.
When a laptop is pushed forward on a desk and the external keyboard is between you and the laptop, the tips of the fingers are still only a few inches from the laptop and are exposed to Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) while resting them on the laptop keyboard.
Many people work with their laptop actually on their laps, in trains, planes or just at home. This is the way to get a huge Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) exposure, especially to the reproductive organs. Other cells may also be damaged as well as reproductive cells.
What is true for laptops applies equally to iPads, tablets, Kindles, smart phones, notebooks, and any type of a portable computing device. They all generate WiFi / wireless / RF radiation, unless
1. Bluetooth and WiFi are turned OFF and
2. Airplane mode is turned ON.
WiFi / Wireless / RF Radiation
This is becoming more and more of an issue for computer users, as WiFi and wireless networks are everywhere. Computers can be connected to networks with wires. Not as “cool” as wireless connections and not as convenient; but smarter than introducing a known carcinogen into your home.
Almost everyone now has WiFi / Wireless network in their home. They would be wise at least to switch off a WiFi and a wireless network before going to bed every night. If that is too hard to remember, I have installed a $4 timer that turns the WiFi and a wireless network off when people go to bed and turns it on when they wake up. You can find these timers at any hardware store; then at least they would have eight hours a day free from Electromagnetic Radiation. Their body can use that time to repair some of the damage!
If you decide not to use WiFi or Wireless, you still have to actually disable WiFi / Wireless capability on each device that offers the option:
anything which communicates with them.
Sometimes you press a switch or a key to disable wireless or sometimes you have to change software settings. If you have a WiFi / Wireless / RF meter, use it to check to see what that equipment is really generating. I like this household meter very much – https://stopdirtyelectricity.com/wirelessrf/
Other Computer Equipment
External hard drives generate as much Electromagnetic Radiation as those inside a computer.
Speakers – some of the woofers generate a powerful EMR.
Most newer headphones & headsets are wireless which generate WiFI / Wireless / RF radiation.
Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) produce some of the largest EMFs found in the office.
Printers – generate all four types of Electromagnetic Radiation:
1. Electric Radiation
2. Magnetic Radiation
3. WiFi / Wireless / RF Radiation
4. Dirty Electricity
Turn printers OFF when not printing.
Routers, modems and network hubs and switches – if used wirelessly will produce a powerful Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) which extends for many feet.
External power supplies and chargers for all of the above (and also for anything else) produce Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR)
If you choose to use wireless in your home, you will also benefit from having a WiFi / Wireless / RF meter to measure your exposure.
You might even change your mind about going wireless! Even if you don’t use wireless devices at home, you may still want to check for WiFi / Wireless from outside sources.
Microwave Oven Dangers
The Powerwatch organization from the UK has a lot to say about microwave ovens. Powerwatch’s mission is to help secure for the general public as safe an Electromagnetic environment as possible. A curious fact about microwave ovens, Powerwatch noted that after some 20 years of research into their use, the old Soviet Union banned the use of microwave ovens for heating food in 1976. The old Soviet Union decided that the dangers of a microwave oven outweighed the benefit of its speed in cooking food or heating water. But they were allowed again in 1987 under Perestroika by Gorbachev to be more like Western nations.
Specifically the Microwave oven cables and motor give off high Electromagnetic Radiation. Microwave radiation leaks from the seal around the door and through the glass of microwave ovens. The water molecules in the body are agitated to some degree by the microwave radiation. Powerwatch states that eyes are particularly vulnerable, as they contain large amounts of fluid and a lower blood supply to take away any heat. This is important with regard to children whose height and curiosity could lead to them watching the changes induced in microwave cooking from too close a distance. Even when a microwave oven is working correctly, the microwave levels within the kitchen are likely to be significantly higher than those from any nearby cell phone tower. The radiation created by microwave ovens will also travel through interior walls inside the home.
Microwaves Can Change Your Heart Rate
Heart Rates can be affected by Microwave ovens
Microwaves can produce effects on your body instantly due to the 2.4 GHz radiation — the frequency of radiation emitted by microwave ovens. A study conducted by Dr. Magda Havas of Trent University found the levels of radiation emitted by a microwave oven can affect both heart rate and heart rate variability. Dr. Magda Havas suggests that if you experience irregular heart beat or any chest pain and regularly use a microwave oven, it might be best to discontinue use of the microwave oven to see if the microwave oven is affecting you.
Microwave Oven Radiation Leakage
You would think, with all these tests and regulations, that you’d be safe. However, again according to Powerwatch, a non-profit independent organization with a central role in the microwave radiation debate:
“We don’t really know if the current regulations about leakage are truly safe and recommends ovens be checked at least annually, since microwave oven emissions can change with normal use.”
Dr. Mercola states that it would certainly be wise to avoid letting your children near the microwave when it’s running, and avoid it yourself as much as possible—especially if you’re pregnant. Also, since your eyes are known to be particularly susceptible to microwave radiation (high microwave exposures are known to cause cataracts).
Other Related Issues
Although the information below is not related directly to Electromagnetic Radiation exposure to humans, I came across an interesting article by Richard Stossel. He stated that in an experiment, conducted at home for a high school science fair, the experiment has verified the dangers of microwaved water to plants and other organic matter. Specifically in the home experiment, filtered water was divided into two parts. One part would be microwaved and allowed to cool before being given to the plant, while the second part would be heated on a conventional stove and given to an identical plant. Results were observed over a nine day period. By the third day it was already clear that the plant given the microwaved water was not faring as well as its counterpart.
By the ninth day the microwaved plant was virtually nonexistent in its pot, having literally shrunk in size to just a few inches above the soil. The second plant was growing beautifully.
As this experiment clearly shows, microwaving your food, even if you are just reheating your tea, is definitely not a good idea. Our microwaved plant would agree if it could talk.
Additionally, Powerwatch along this same line, noted that the anthroposophist, A. Bohmert, reported the following effect that microwave heating had on water, a common component of all food products. Water samples were heated, some in a microwave oven and others conventionally, and then left to cool before use. These water samples were used to bring grain to germination. The grain in contact with microwaved water was the only one that did not germinate.
1 – Since radiation from microwave ovens can pass through walls and if microwave ovens are placed against an adjacent wall, those on the other side will be exposed to high levels of radiation.
2 – Microwave oven emissions can change with normal use; so microwave ovens should be checked regularly, preferably at least annually, to pick up any microwave radiation leakage from the seals.
3 – All of the microwave ovens I have measured have unsafe Electromagnetic Radiation levels
• always extending into one room,
• most often into two rooms away and
• quite often extending into three rooms away.
To measure these levels I would recommend a great meter to use, it is one of my favorites – the Acousticom 2 – WiFi / Wireless / RF meter.
This meter is very simple to use, about the size of a deck of cards, with Green, Amber, Yellow, and Red LED lights – indicating increasingly harmful levels of WiFi / Wireless / RF radiation from microwave ovens. https://stopdirtyelectricity.com/wirelessrf/
This meter will also work on any device that is generating WiFi / Wireless / RF radiation in your home – such as a Smart TV, Baby Monitors, Cordless Phones, WiFi Routers, etc. It will also pick-up sources outside your home that are bleeding into your environment like cell towers, wireless routers from neighbors, Smart electrical meters – just to name a few. Check out this link for even more sources of WiFi / Wireless / RF radiation.
I have also produced a series of videos that will guide you through every room and each device in your home. The videos also covers harmful WiFI / Wireless devices outside of your home – how to measure them and what to do if high levels of radiation exist. https://stopdirtyelectricity.net/package-3-details-2/