Radiation

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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The Dangers of Wireless Electromagnetic Fields

…written by Jan Sinatra, an advanced practice registered nurse and wife of Dr. Stephen Sinatra. At the top of my bedside to-be-read pile sat Wireless Radiation Rescue: Safeguarding Your Family From the Risks of Electropollution by Kelly Crofton—that is, it would have been sitting there if Dr. Sinatra had…

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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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4 Medical Tests That Could Do More Harm than Good

…Abdominal CT Scan: Many conventional doctors feel the level of radiation present during diagnostic medical imaging tests is minimal and safe. The truth is that a CT scan, particularly that of the abdomen, exposes patients to levels of radiation comparable to Japanese atomic bomb survivors. Most tests involve…

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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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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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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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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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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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A Radiation Exposure Lesson from Birds—One We All Should Heed

…breasted males, especially, were harbingers of good tidings. So, it was especially disturbing to me to hear that some scientists are speculating that radiation exposure—including Wi-Fi, microwaves, and other electronic signals—may be disturbing the migratory pattern of birds and bees alike. I learned…

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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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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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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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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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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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Could Your Joint Replacement or Dental Fillings Be Reacting to EMFs?

Those of you who have been following me for a while know I’ve long been concerned about limiting radiation exposure from electromagnetic fields (EMFs) as much as possible. Electrosmog can lead to fatigue, headaches, heart arrhythmias, and even many illness. But while I’ve spoken out frequently about…

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Is Your Cell Phone Causing Heart Problems?

…exposure to microwave radiation—the same time type of radiation that’s used in these phones. They looked at 105 young men (all under 40) who’d been exposed to several milliwatts per cm2 for 5 years. This Is What They Found About Radiation and The Heart: * Thirty-four percent reported pain in the…

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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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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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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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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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