With no real guidelines protecting people against electromagnetic radiation, nearly 200 scientists have submitted an appeal to the United Nations (UN). The electromagnetic radiation that they are talking about is emitted from our cell phones, laptops, tablets, and other wireless devices.
“They are damaging the living cells in our bodies and killing many of us prematurely,” said Martin Blank, a retired special lecturer in the effects of electromagnetic radiation on cells at Columbia University Medical Center.
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“Cell towers are blanketing our neighborhoods with radiation. It’s particularly frightening that radiation from our telecommunication and power line technology is damaging the DNA in our cells. It is clear to many biologists that this can account for the rising cancer rates.”
With the constant electromagnetic radiation from communication towers, scientists believe that this could lead to cancer, and also be causing neurological, cardiac, and respiratory disorders.
“As cell biologists, we can understand what the cells are saying, and it’s quite clear,” said Blank.
200 scientists appeal to UN to protect humans from electromagnetic radiation:
The scientists are asking the UN and the World Health Organization (WHO) to use their standing to limiting electromagnetic radiation exposure, and to provide more education to the public about the health risks.
“But when you have physicists and engineers and politicians and industrial people who are sitting and making these decisions as to what is safe, we’re getting into a situation where it’s more and more of this radiation in our environment with no apparent control. And the levels are so high, that we’re getting the biological reactions and the problems, the medical problems that are beginning to afflict people in larger numbers.”
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Blank also believes that the increase in obesity, autism, and still births could also be associated with electromagnetic radiation in the environment.
He suggests that we should turn off cell phones and wireless devices when not in use.
This is not a new issue, but hopefully something will be done about educating people.
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