Scientific Update on Cell Phone Radiation, Wireless and Health 2017 Jackson Hole Wyoming

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July 31st, 2017  Teton County, Wyoming

Dialogue with the Doctors About Cell Phones, Wireless and Your Health:

A Scientific Update with Practical Recommendations

On July 31, 2017, the Environmental Health Trust hosted an expert symposium with renowned medical experts to present a scientific update on the health risks posed by cell phones and wireless, an overview of the World Health Organization International Agency for the Research on Cancer carcinogenicity classification of radiofrequency radiation and related international policy updates.

This interactive event expanded upon the Environmental Health Trust’s successful Expert Forum on Wireless and Health, organized in coordination with the Israel Institute for Advanced Study and the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at the Hebrew University in January 2017.

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Devra Davis, PhD, MPH Wireless Radiation Biological Effects and Children’s Vulnerability

Dr. Davis outlines the biological effects of wireless radiation on the brain, heart and sperm, noting the importance of experimental studies and decreased exposure, particularly for children.

Devra Davis, PhD, MPH, President and Founder of the Environmental Health Trust,  Director of Grant from Israel Institute for Advanced Study for Expert Forum on Wireless Radiation and Health, supported by the U.S National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Center and the Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Associate Editor of Frontiers in Radiation and Health, and Founding Director of Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and National Academy of Sciences Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.

Annie J. Sasco DSc, MD, PhD

The 2011 World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer Classification of Cell Phone Radiation and Wireless Radiation as a Possible Human Carcinogen

Dr. Annie Sasco presents the research evidence that supported the 2011 IARC classification of wireless radiation as a possible human carcinogen and the implications of this designation.

 

Annie J. Sasco DSc, MD, PhD, Team Leader of Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention at the school of public health of the Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 University in France and former Acting Chief of the Cancer Control Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Anthony Miller, MD

Current Research Evidence Supports Criteria for the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer To Classify Radiofrequency Radiation As A Human Carcinogen   

Dr. Anthony Miller explains the peer reviewed research evidence that has accumulated since the 2011 classification and concluded, “There is sufficient evidence that Radiofrequency radiation is carcinogenic to humans (IARC Category 1).”

 

Anthony Miller, MD, Professor Emeritus at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and an advisor to the World Health Organization. He has served as Director of the Epidemiology Unit of the National Cancer Institute of Canada, Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, University of Toronto, Senior Epidemiologist, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Head of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, and Consultant to the Division of Cancer Prevention, U.S. National Cancer Institute.

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Dr. Iris Udasin’s presentation by Dr. Moe Mellion,

Synergistic Effects Between EMF and Known Toxins: Experimental and Case Studies of World Trade Center First Responders

Dr. Iris Udasin’s presentation was given by Dr. Moe Mellion, due to a family emergency. Synergistic effects between known toxins and EMFs were described in this lecture including case studies of 9/11 survivors who developed glioblastomas following their exposures.

Iris Udasin, MD, Professor and Medical Director of Employee Health at Rutgers University Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. Dr. Udasin directs studies of the 9/11 survivors from the World Trade Center disasters and holds a multi-year NIH grant that has linked WTC exposure and cancer.

Moe Mellion, MD, Board Chair, Environmental Health Trust; Past President of the American Academy of Family Physicians; Associate Medical Director, National Blue Cross Blue Shield Association; Chairman, National Council of Physician Executives

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Marc Arazi MD

PhoneGate: French Government Testing Shows Cell Phones Exceed Radiation Limits When Tested In Body Contact Positions

Dr. Marc Arazi, a French physician , described how the French government testing of over 300 phones showed the vast majority of cell phones exceed radiation limits when tested in body contact positions- meaning with no separation distance. In fact,  9 out of 10 phones exceeded European regulatory values in 2015. More information on the French Tests can be found at this link. To see the ANFR tests please click here.  This scandal has received worldwide attention and been been dubbed “Phonegate.”

PDF of Presentation  Note: the PDF includes a slide that shows the numbers when converted to equivalent US testing methods. As the slide shows, values were exceeded by 7 times.

International Policy Updates  Related to Cell Phones and Wireless Radiation

Theodora Scarato LCSW-C

Theodora Scarato presented current international policy and individual actions being taken to reduce human exposure to wireless radiation.

Theodora Scarato LCSW-C is  Executive Director, Environmental Health Trust. She coordinates EHT’s  scientific and educational programs in the US and internationally with EHTs Senior Science Advisors.  She is currently focused on public health policy related to EMFs and maintains the EHT database of worldwide precautionary policy.

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