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EMFs and Children / Teenagers

Q. Are children more affected by EMFs than adults?

A. Yes. This is because the nervous system, the brain, and the immune system of a child are in the process of developing even well into the child's twenties, and the human brain cannot develop normally given the current environment of high frequency radiation from cell phones, cell phone towers, iPads, smart meters, baby monitors, and any form of Wi-fi. It has been scientifically proven that, because the child's skull is not as thick or as dense as an adult's skull, the radiation penetrates more deeply into the brain. This is of special concern when a child or young adult uses a cell phone, and puts the phone up against the ear.

      It is also true that the effects of EMFs are cumulative, so the longer a person is subjected to these EMF fields, the more s/he is affected, both in terms of his/her sensitivity to the fields, and in terms of the damage caused to his/her body. And then there is the reality, because of the young age of the child, for these effects to have the time needed to develop into many forms of physical, emotional, and mental distress, such as brain fog, sleeplessness, Alzheimers, dementia, and cancer. And of course, a child has many more years for this accumulation to occur than someone older. It is a fact that more and more children are getting cancers at earlier and earlier ages.

      The image above shows What Wi-Fi, Cell Phones, iPads and More Are Doing to Your Child's Brain. More than 100 Scientists Are Now Petitioning the United Nations.

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       Dr. Martin Blank, PhD, from the Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics at Columbia University, has outlined the various dangers associated with these devices in a 3-minute video.

        This article also contains a 2-minute video of Dr. Devra Davis, PhD, MPH, founder and president of Environmental Health Trust, describing what we now know about cell phone use and brain cancer.

        This article also recommends things you can do to limit exposing yourself and your children to radiation from wireless devices. 

        Click here for a bio of Dr. Om Gandhi.

        Click here for a bio of Dr. Martin Blank.

        Click here for a bio of Dr. Devra Davis.

    (Click on the blue heading above to read the studies.)                       

          Here are some of the more recent scientific studies conducted by independent researchers from around the world concerning the biological effects of RF radiation on fetal and newborn development. 

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         October 12, 2019. This is good news! And many thanks to Janis Hoffman for putting together this list of articles (and links) about schools in the USA and around the world which are banning cell phone use during the school day (including lunch time), and how it has been affecting their students. 

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          Jamie Ouverson, has talked with teachers, students, and even Texas Tech men’s basketball coach Chris Beard about their experiences with cellphones. From class interruptions to cyber bullying this short April 8, 2019 article and video presents some very eye-opening information. 

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         Rodney Palmer's testimony on Oct 28th, 2013 to the Royal Society of Canada on Safety Code 6 and the effect of Wi-Fi in Simcoe County schools in Canada.

         Rodney tells the Royal Society of two children dying from cardiac arrest, and two others going into cardiac arrest who were revived by CPR and a defibrillator.

         Defibrillators are now installed at many public schools. Kids also had blackouts in certain areas of the school.

         Click here for a transcript of this video, thanks to Green Med Info, 10/1/18.

         Let's get this video and transcript viral, and require answers from school boards, superintendents, and politicians.

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         A VERY encouraging article in the New York Times by Nellie Bowles (Oct. 26, 2018): "Technologists know how phones really work, and many have decided they don’t want their own children anywhere near them."

         Click here to read the article's sidebar: "America’s public schools are still promoting devices with screens — even offering digital-only preschools. The rich are banning screens from class altogether.”

    (Click on the blue heading to read the fact sheet.)

         This document by Grassroots Environmental Education is a concise and easy-to-understand fact sheet about what wireless radiation is, and the health impacts associated with it, especially where children, newborns, and fetuses are concerned. The wi-fi used in schools is also discussed.

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        Cece Doucette, Technology Safety Educator, began as a fundraiser to help schools in Massachusetts acquire the most advanced technology, including wi-fi. Having learned how harmful all this technology is for children, CeCe has been instrumental in educating politicians about microwave radiation, and why we need to turn off wi-fi in the schools.

        Two highlights from this June 26, 2018 video:

        1. At 17:17 in the video CeCe says the American Cancer Society has noted a rise

in certain cancers in young adults: colon, rectal, breast; brain tumors in children —specific cancers related to where we carry our cell phones.

        2. At 19:38 in the video, CeCe states that we have escalations in autism, ADD, and ADHD. In addition, “We have never had children hospitalized for social and emotional issues like we have today, and the science is very clear that wireless radiation hits the central nervous system especially hard.”

        If you click on “SHOW MORE” under the video, you'll see links to documentation of the information CeCe’s sharing.

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        Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD, has been specializing in treating people with chronic diseases. He also has many patients who are children with autism. Unlike Western medical practice, which has not been addressing these chronic diseases, Dr. Klinghardt has spent years looking for the causes of these new, 21st-century illnesses—chronic fatigue syndrome, for example. What he has to say about EMFs, smart meters, wi-fi, and the new energy-saving light bulbs, is truly eye-opening, especially his discovery that “the womb concentrates electromagnetic radiation multiple-fold above what is measured on the outside of a woman’s body" (32:00 in the video).

    (Click on the blue heading above to watch this August 20, 2013 interview.)

         Amazingly, every female baby is born with 400,000 eggs in her ovaries. Although each egg contains DNA, these eggs are not yet fully developed. As Barrie Trower explains at 7:50 into this video, the DNA in these undeveloped eggs is ten times more susceptible to radiation (wi-fi) than all the other DNA in the body, making it quite possible, and even probable, that when today’s schoolgirls reach childbearing age, their babies will have birth defects.

         Dr. Barrie Trower is a former Royal Navy Microwave Weapons Expert. He holds degrees in physics (specializing in microwaves), and research. He holds a teaching diploma in human physiology.

    (Click on the blue heading above to watch this September, 2015 interview.)

         In this five-minute video, Dr. Elizabeth Plourde describes in very clear detail how electromagnetic frequencies cause damage, including autism, in the body. She also discusses how she herself was affected by EMFs.

         Dr. Plourde is a licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist with degrees in Biological Science and Psychology.

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        In December 2011, Dr. David O. Carpenter, M.D., Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany, and an EMF (Electromagnetic Field) subject matter expert, authored an amended declaration on behalf of the plaintiff in Morrison v. Portland Public Schools documenting his view of the impact wi-fi radiation has on children attending school. Carpenter’s declaration is richly filled with information on the biological effects of wi-fi radiation, and his concerns about the safety of wireless devices in schools. He recommends wired solutions, as opposed to wi-fi as a way to safeguard children and maximize learning.

        As you can see, this information is not new, and there is a great deal of even more recent information which strongly supports the negative impact of high frequency radiation on children.

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         This document contains a list of schools in countries all over the world that have removed wi-fi from their classrooms. This document also contains statements from 22 organizations of scientists, medical doctors, and psychologists studying cell phone and cell tower radiation.   

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         In this November, 2017 article Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, details the results of her research into why "between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless — classic symptoms of depression — surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent. Even more troubling, the number of 13- to 18-year-olds who committed suicide jumped 31 percent."

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          A recent study, led by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), involving nearly 700 adolescents, found that cumulative RF-EMF brain exposure from mobile phone use over one year may have a negative effect on the development of figural memory performance in adolescents, confirming prior results published in 2015.

          Figural memory is mainly located in the right brain hemisphere and association with RF-EMF was more pronounced in adolescents using the mobile phone on the right side of the head.

    (Click on the blue heading above to read the article and watch the video of the Conference.)

         Mainstream US scientists and doctors have corroborated results from independent researchers in 39 countries which prove that radiation from cellphones and other wireless devices is causing brain damage in unborn and young children. 

    (Click on the blue heading to listen to the interview.)

         (Digital signals are pulsed as opposed to analog signals, which are continuous. Digital signals far worse where your health is concerned than analog signals.)

         This is a PBS radio interview with guests Lloyd Morgan, senior science fellow at Environmental Health Trust, and Cris Rowan, a pediatric occupational therapist in British Columbia, Canada and author of Virtual Child: The terrifying truth about what technology is doing to children.

         This interview is a continuation of a week-long series on our hyper-connected world by focusing on children. In 2012, the American Academy of Pediatricians called on the FCC to conduct a “formal inquiry into radiation standards for cell phones and other wireless products” because “standards have generally been based on the impact of exposure on an adult male,” and not on women and children until recently.

         So what do we know about how these devices affect the development of children? Listen to the interview to find out. 

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         In this September 2013 interview with UK Column, Dr. Barrie Trower explains why children are more affected by Wi-Fi than adults, and why, if children are subjected to Wi-Fi, they will have trouble producing healthy offspring when they become of child-bearing age.

         Dr. Barrie Trower is a former Royal Navy Microwave Weapons Expert and former cold-war captured spy debriefer for the United Kingdom Intelligence Services. He holds degrees in physics (specializing in microwaves), and research. He holds a teaching diploma in human physiology.

         Dr. Trower mentions TETRA in the video. TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio, formerly known as Trans-European Trunked Radio), is a professional mobile radio and two-way transceiver (colloquially known as a walkie talkie) specification. TETRA was specifically designed for use by government agencies, emergency services, (police forces, fire departments, ambulance) for public safety networks, rail transportation staff for train radios, transport services, and the military.

         UK Column is an independent media organization analyzing the information war.

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         January 22, 2013. A group of parents have pulled their children from a charter school in Encinitas, California because of concerns about potential health threats from cell phone antennas near a classroom. "What she didn’t know when enrolling her son 18 months ago, she said, was that the tower at the church concealed 12 AT&T cell phone antennas. Another two T-Mobile antennas are in the parking lot, hidden by a stealth design that makes them not immediately noticeable."

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