Radiation

6 Holiday Gifts to Avoid or Use with Caution

Those of you who have been with me for a while know how concerned I am about electromagnetic radiation (EMRs). This colorless, odorless electro-pollution is all around us, in fact we’re living in a sea of invisible EMRs. At the holidays, the problem only gets worse and manufacturers introduce even…

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Mammography in Controversy

…, and inconvenience due to false-positive screening results." USPSTF also noted radiation exposure as a consideration. And, if you have been following Dr Sinatra’s reports on the dangers of various forms of radiation, you know that he is concerned that we are all overexposed. Whether or not to get…

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

…recommend covering up to protect yourself from sun damage and skin cancer. While skiing or on fishing trips, I use a sun mask that blocks 95% of UV radiation. Now, it’s your turn: How do avoid having a vitamin D deficiency, especially in the winter? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Heart Health/Skin…

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Are Airport Security Scanners Safe?

…concerned—exposure to airport security scanners. We all receive radiation frequency (RF) exposure from everyday items at home and at work. But an even bigger source of exposure to RF’s is airport security scanners, and the more you fly the greater your radiation exposure, since RF’s accumulate in your body over…

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Handheld Devices Are a Serious Radiation Exposure Risk for Children

Three years ago (May, 2011) the World Health Organization (WHO) was concerned enough about radiation exposure from cell phones and other handheld devices to classify them as “possible carcinogens,” a category 2B risk. This means allowing children to spend time on cell phones, handheld video games—or…

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Cell Phone Radiation Risks

…unfortunately, we will be seeing a surge in brain tumors as cell phone use becomes more widespread. It may take years to get the evidence of cell phone radiation risks, and the early results should be getting more press. As a cardiologist, I am impressed by the scientific evidence of the negative impact these…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

…as you can about it. Breast cancer certainly can be treated in a variety of ways, not just the traditional methods of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. If you choose to undergo conventional therapies, you should consider some form of alternative therapy that will compliment your healing. The decision…

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Wi-Fi Radiation Prevention Tips

As many of you know, I’ve long been concerned about Wi-Fi radiation in schools. In fact, I’m part of a Canadian coalition called Doctors for Safer Schools. That’s an interest that caught my attention years ago while visiting my son Drew, a naturopath in Canada, who introduced me to many people…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…thinking about raising the acceptable limits for radiation in our food, drinking water, and soil. According to the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, that increase would allow the equivalent of a lifetime’s worth of permissible radiation exposure, in a single glass of water. That’s…

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How to Naturally Protect Your Vision Health

…Minimize your ultraviolet exposure and radiation. * Take adequate antioxidants. * Keep your blood sugar at a respectable level. While performing more than 3,000 angiograms of the heart in a cardiac catheterization lab, I, too, was exposed to enormous amounts of radiation. Unfortunately, my left eye has developed…

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Pregnancy and Radiation Exposure—An Important Warning

As many of you know, I’m very concerned about the risks of radiation exposure, especially for children. Now, an important new initiative is warning expectant mothers about the dangers of radiation exposure during pregnancy— something that concerns me greatly. This public health action is a joint…

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Protect From Exposure to Radiation

…with new fears of exposure to radiation. Even here in the U.S. mainland, Hawaii, Canada and elsewhere, folks wonder if we should be taking precautions to protect ourselves from the threat of possible exposure to radiation. How To Stay Safe From Exposure to Radiation The other day, my colleague and…

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Discussing the Effects of Microwave Oven Radiation

…about microwave ovens and whether they’re good or bad. My short answer, microwave ovens are bad news. I shun them because of the electromagnetic radiation (EMR) they emit. The FDA has regulated the manufacture of microwave ovens since 1971 and says they’re safe to use. A federal standard limits the…

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Hidden Dangers of Cell Phone Radiation

…before you wrap up that phone for your teen, take heed. It’s my experience that most people I meet are totally unaware of the dangers of cell phone radiation. While hanging out in an airport bookstore this week, I noticed that Prevention Magazine (January 2010) devoted an entire 12-page article to the dangers…

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Dangers of Mobile Phone Radiation

…of you who follow my newsletter or hear me lecture know that I am very bullish on the dangers of wireless technologies in general, and cell phone radiation risks in particular. It’s my personal belief that we’ll soon have the science to defend legitimate concerns that what we cannot see is indeed…

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How to Protect Children’s Health—and Yours— in a Wireless World

…present—both live and online—about one of the greatest health threats of our time, wireless radiation (Wi-Fi) in our schools. Wireless Radiation is a Significant Health Risk The issue of wireless radiation in school first surfaced several years back in Canada when several schools were equipped with…

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San Francisco To Pass Cell Phone Law

…won’t be surprised to know that our family and friends are now feeding back to us breaking stories that they read elsewhere about the dangers of radiation, cell phone technologies, WiFi, and so on. (For those of you who might have missed them, you can check out blogs from December 2009 to start catching…

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Israel Issues a New Warning About Cell Phone Dangers

As many of you know, I’ve long been concerned about the dangers of cell phone radiation. Many of these dangers have been swept under the carpet in our country, driven by the media spin of the telecommunications industry. While all the science is yet to be tallied, the early research findings were significant…

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On the Road from Canada: Dangers of Electropollution

…Havas, author of Microwave Radiation: The shadow side of the wireless revolution * Dr. Devra Davies, author of Disconnect: the truth about cell phone radiation, what the industry has done to hide it, and how to protect your family * Dr. Kerry Crofton, author of Wireless Radiation Rescue: safeguard your family…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…places. Next time, I’ll share with you a lecture I gave in an old and delightful Vancouver church, which was chosen by Dr. Terry Crofton (author of Radiation Rescue) because it had no Wi-Fi or EMF for the folks that would be attending, as well as the excited Canadian media response to this “American doctor…

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Signs and Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

…-related degenerative diseases. Free radicals are generated by smoking, high sugar intake, excessive physical or emotional stress, heavy metal toxins, radiation, trans fats and some drugs. Poor bioenergetics. Bioenergetics refers to the ability of cells to generate and use energy, and it often falters in patients…

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The Danger of Cell Phones to Breast Health

…apparently tuck their cell phones in their bras for convenience while they exercise or go about other aspects of daily life. With the emission of radiation from cell phones, the link between cell phones and breast health is very worrying and a real issues in women's health. Yikes! Cell Phones and Breast…

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Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?

…released their findings that cell phones may cause cancer. The WHO panel, which contains 31 scientists from 14 countries, said that the microwave-type radiation from cell phones increases the long-term risk of developing brain tumors. This is huge and very important news—and confirms something I’ve been…

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Are Smartphone Apps for Our Heart a Smart Idea?

…like handy items as long as the consumer remembers that we don't know if Wi-Fi exposure can provoke the heart. So far, we have evidence that the radiation frequencies (RF) from cordless phones can provoke cardiac arrhythmias and even represent a new risk factor in cardiology. Here Are My Caveats About…

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Share Your Love on Valentine's Day

…diabetic and have had the following operations: Seven bi-passes, carotid artery, aortic artery, kidney cancer and prostate cancer for which I had radiation 18 years ago. My current PSA is 6.5. "I've also had Bell’s palsy twice [Bell's palsy is a disorder of the nerve that controls movement of the muscles…

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October Pays Tribute to Breast Cancer Victims and Survivors

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, as most of you know, the pink ribbon is the logo. It has been inspiring to see so many people and businesses contribute to raising funds and awareness about this key women’s health issue. The CDC reports that in 2005, 186,467 women (and 1,764…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, and seeds; and eliminate caffeine, colas, and alcohol. Plus, some people suffer from headaches in response to EMF radiation from cellular and cordless phones and towers, so if you’re sensitive you want to avoid exposure. You May Also Be Interested In * Unexplained Headaches…

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The Antioxidant Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid

…unfortunately, the best dietary source of lipoic acid is red meat, which often contains high levels of saturated fats, hormones, pesticides and radiation. If you have high triglyceride levels, need to lower your LDL cholesterol levels, have poor circulation, or other heart health risks, you should eat…

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Could Your Home Be A Cause For High Blood Pressure?

…home—where his blood pressure rose again. This man's indoor wireless transmitter had been turned off, and the DECT cordless phone disabled. The ambient radiation levels in his home were low. So, the hypertensive patient looked to some other environmental cause for high blood pressure. What the gentleman finally…

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5 Cancer-Fighting Supplements

…the nutrients required to run the body. Studies show that these cancer-fighting supplements can also lessen the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. * Curcumin. This active compound in the Indian curry spice turmeric has antitumor, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It can slow tumor…

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Could Popcorn Replace Fruits and Vegetables?

…Only Trick Is To Make Your Popcorn the Right Way * First off, skip microwave popcorn since microwave ovens expose both you and your food to harmful radiation. Plus, microwave popcorn has enormous amounts of trans fats and must be avoided. * Instead, pop your own organic popcorn in an air popper. One full…

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Why a Raw Food Diet is Better Than an Antacid

…proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Yet, many Americans don't eat enough raw foods. Many of our foods are cooked, microwaved, and irradiated. Gamma radiation or high voltage X-rays used to kill microorganisms also destroys live enzymes. Plus, "dead food"—food with no caloric or phytonutrient value (like…

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On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…friendly and informative luncheon with the folks from the Citizens for Safe Technology, Dr. Sinatra, Drew, and I joined Dr. Terry Crofton—author of Radiation Rescue— to plan their upcoming evening lecture on the dangers of wireless technology. The plan was simple: to inform people living in Vancouver…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

…people need to take a multivitamin? The biggest reason is that our environment is very toxic, exposing us to heavy metals, insecticides, pesticides, radiation and trans-fats. And the benefits of multivitamins help your body to overcome that oxidative stress. In fact, I call a multivitamin a form of health…

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Treat Fibromyalgia Symptoms with the Right Heart Nutrients

…recommend Earthing for fibromyalgia. The Earth’s surface contains a limitless number of free electrons that are continually replenished through solar radiation and lightning strikes; your body naturally absorbs these particles when you make physical contact with the ground. In the body, these electrons have…

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How Dangerous is Your Bathroom?

…the cosmetics we put on our body every day, let alone the safety of the myriad of unknown chemical ingredients that go into them. Like the book Radiation Safety, this video also seems to have been made by a conscientious woman who started exploring what was in the everyday products she used at home—and…

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Breast Cancer Alert: Men Need to Be Careful, Too

…it, texting his mom hoping for reassurance…. After a surgical mastectomy of his left breast, his surgeons were satisfied that chemotherapy and radiation would not be necessary—what a relief! But still, what he bravely endured was a real challenge for him and his family. So this October our message…

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Indoor Tanning is Risky Business

…highest skin cancer risk according to a six-country study involving 80,000 people * The International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies UV radiation from tanning beds as a Class 1 carcinogen, right up there with tobacco smoke and asbestos, * There is research linking indoor tanning with malignant…

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For a Healthy Heart, Make a Resolution of Optimism

…where I lectured, I was uplifted to a state of awe by the collective appearance of the audience. This group of more than 200 mostly senior citizens radiated health, vigor, and an absolutely contagious positivity. Many had significant medical problems. Yet, what a difference between them and most people…

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This Year, Try a Resolution You Can Live With

…subscriber seminars, I was uplifted to a state of awe by the collective appearance of the audience. This group of more than 200 mostly senior citizens radiated health, vigor, and an absolutely contagious positivity. Many had significant medical problems. Yet, what a difference between them and most people…

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Pets for Heart Health

…parasites and/or poor nutrition. Look in the animal's mouth. A healthy exterior reflects inner health. Check the ears for mites. Clear, bright eyes radiate intelligence and energy and would be a great pet for health. A wrinkled or worried brow, snarling, or curled lips are behavioral warning signs. Pale…

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