Monday, September 6, 2010

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7 September 2010

CBC News investigates WiFi

THE NATIONAL ? 10 p.m. (10:30 NT) on CBC-TV, 9 and 11 p.m. ET/PT on CBC News Network 

On Wednesday, Sept. 8, CBC News investigates why new technology in schools is ringing some alarm bells. WiFi Internet service is now transmitted within many Canadian schools. But with its arrival, many kids have complained about health issues and headaches. So have WiFi waves been tested for their safety? Ioanna Roumeliotis investigates this invisible concern.



Note.  When you are reading the scientific report linked below, particularly about 'harm caused to lungs' (in the abstract), think about young children being exposed to microwave radiation in their homes and in their schools.  Consider then, could this be the true cause for the huge and tragic increase in asthma (and many other illnesses) in our modern society?

My chest area, is often where I first feel the effects of being exposed to microwave radiation.



Why are we using some of the most lethal microwave frequencies for WiFi and digital cordless phones?

September 6, 2010.

Polson, P, DCL Jones, A Karp, and JS Krebs.  1974.  Mortality in rats exposed to CW microwave radiation at 0.95, 2.45, 4.54, and 7.44 GHz.  Final Technical Report Prepared for U.S. Army Mobility Equipment Research and Development Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Contract DAAK02-73-C-0453.  105 pp.

Pick of the Week #9: 0.95 and 2.45 GHz most Lethal Microwave Frequencies.


Dose-response (lethality) data have been obtained for rats exposed frontally to CW [continuous wave] microwave radiation in the frequency range 0.9 to 8 GHz. Approximately 1400 male rats of the Sprague-Dawley strain have been exposed in equal groups to four separate frequencies: 0.95, 2.45, 4.54, and 7.44 GHz. Power density levels have ranged from approximately 0.2 W/cm2to 12 W/cm2[note:  US/Canada guidelines are 0.001 W/cm2] and lethal exposure durations from approximately 10 sec to 300 sec. Gross and histologic evaluation of selected tissues from some 20 animals has been obtained. The cause of death has been established as congestion, hemorrhage, and obstruction of nasal passages and/or congestion, hemorrhage, and often edema of the lungs. The lethality data have been subjected to a probit analysis, yielding LD50 curves for each of empirically fitted the four frequencies, and the LD50 values have been with a mathematical model. The LD curves very closely approximate the shape of rectangular hyperbolae.

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What is the likelihood of a Ct scan missing a brain tumor?

filed in Xdela Community on Sep.06, 2010

Hi, I am 20 years old and since january I have had horrible neck pain and headaches. In march I finally went and got I CT scan and everything came back normal. I know that MRIs are one of the best imaging test, but what about CT scans? My headaches have settled down a little bit and they are not as frequent, but Im still worried. Could a Ct scan miss a brain tumor?

ipleadlyme said:
September 6th, 2010 on 10:47 am

I believe an MRI is a better tool for finding tumors of that nature, though a CT scan is okay, too, and would likely pick up larger tumors.

My ex, a heavy cell phone user, had a brain tumor removed back in 2007. His symptoms included headaches and nosebleeds early on, and then progressed to include personality changes and memory problems.

Your headaches though may be caused from EHS though, especially if you use a cell phone or cordless phone. EHS is an emerging environmental illne


Lady Gaga smarter than most cell phone users?

London, Aug 30 – Pop singer Lady Gaga fears excessive use of mobile phone could cause brain tumour.

'There have been various reports suggesting mobile phone use can increase your risk of developing cancer and brain tumours and even though there's no firm evidence, it really freaks her out,' quoted a source as saying.

'She's now insisting that whenever she makes a call, one of her team member dials the number for her and holds it till the call gets connected. She then listens to her calls on the speaker phone,' the source added.

Radar interference

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Wi-Fi Danger in School: Real or Imagined?

Sunday September 5, 2010

Katherine's Child Parenting Blog

By Katherine Lee, School-Age Children Guide

Does your school have wireless internet access? If so, have you or other parents you know ever worried about the health effects of Wi-Fi on children?

According to recent news reports, some parents in Ontario, Canada are blaming Wi-Fi in schools for causing symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, rashes, sleep and behavioral changes, and racing heartbeats in their children. According to the parents, these adverse symptoms are showing up in their children during the school week but disappear during weekends, when they are not in school.

Many schools in the U.S., have already implemented wireless internet service, and some districts are even beginning to install Wi-Fi in school buses.

Critics of Wi-Fi in schools point to suggestions such as those of Susan Clarke, a former research consultant to the Harvard School of Public Health. According to Clarke, radiation such as that from Wi-Fi may cause negative physiological and neurological effects, and may be particularly harmful to children.

Those who support Wi-Fi in schools, on the other hand, point to research that shows no ill health effects of Wi-Fi, and point out that other technology, such as cell phones and cordless telephones, also use wireless technology. They also note that the level of radiation exposure from Wi-Fi is much less than the levels from using TVs or FM radios.

Frankly, I think we need more research to show a definitive link between wireless technology and negative health symptoms in children. But that doesn't mean that we should dismiss or discount the reports from parents who say that their children are negatively affected by Wi-Fi. After all, couldn't these children just be more sensitive to something that's affecting all kids, much like canaries in coalmines?

It should also be noted that this technology is fairly new (we didn't have widespread use of cell phones thirty years ago, for instance). So whatever long-term negative health effects may be caused by children being exposed to this technology is impossible to measure just yet.

In the meantime, I'm keeping my eyes peeled for any info about wireless tech and the effect on children. My son's school has it, and we have it in our home. And like most homes in the U.S., we have a cordless telephone.

In fact, I'm considering making changes, even before definitive studies appear, just to be on the safe side. I love the convenience of technology, but it isn't worth taking even a small chance when it comes to my child's health.


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