“Public Health SOS: The Shadow Side of the
A Resource for Concerned Citizens
Section I: Are You Sensitive to Electromagnetic Energy?
We begin with a checklist summarizing exactly what is happening to peoples’ health globally from exposure to electromagnetic fields. This is a useful section to catch potential symptoms early so that you can take steps to remediate your environment.
Section II: Expressions of Concern from Scientists,
Physicians, Health Policy Experts & Others
Hear concern about electromagnetic pollution from experts close to the science. The public’s support is called for now so our government starts paying attention to this important public health subject and changes currently non-protective exposure guidelines to be biologically based.
Section III: Electromagnetic (EMF) Safety Recommendations
The bottom line on EMF safety-learn what’s important for your family, community and employer to know to protect your health as best as possible.
Section IV: “110 Questions on Electromagnetic Pollution”
Commentary on typical EMF-related questions that are in the minds of the public and the media raised by the audience at the Commonwealth Club. Includes links to research and references. Rationale behind the ‘Safety Recommendations’ described in Section III are discussed herein in more detail.
Section V: Books, Videos, Journals and Websites, Etc.
Points you to exactly where you need to go to learn more about electromagnetic factors in health.
Section VI: Community Health Survey
Consider conducting the Green Audit health survey in your community before, and then after, Wi-Max or Broadband Over Power lines rolls out, or before a tower goes up in your neighborhood. Services of an epidemiologist advised.
Section VII: Links to Petitions:
Section VIII: Can You Support Further EMF Advocacy & Research?
About the Authors
Magda Havas, PhD. Dr. Havas is Associate Professor of Environmental & Resource Studies at Trent University, Canada, where she teaches and does research on the biological effects of environmental contaminants, including radiofrequency radiation, electromagnetic fields, dirty electricity and ground current. She has served as expert witness on matters dealing with electrical pollution in both Canada and the United States, and has been advisor to non-profits, including Wireless Electrical and Electromagnetic Pollution in Canada, Council on Wireless Technology Impacts and EMR Policy Institute in the U.S., HESE in the U.K. and National Platform Stralingscrisco’s in the Netherlands. Dr. Havas recently prepared a 50 page scientific analysis on the potential adverse health and environmental impacts of a proposed citywide Wi-Fi initiative in San Francisco. Her report recommended an environmental review be conducted, and the application of the Precautionary Principle, before rolling out city wide wireless in San Francisco.
Camilla Rees, MBA. Ms. Rees is CEO of Wide Angle Health, LLC, a patient education and advocacy organization. She combines 15 years of business experience in investment banking, venture capital and marketing communications with 12 years as an active student and teacher of health optimization. She is presently writing her next book, on health care reform, developing marketing strategy for health care, environmental, natural products and social change organizations and coaching change agents.