TORONTO, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Women's College Hospital says family
doctors must learn to detect the symptoms of exposure to wireless
The hospital released a statement saying the symptoms include disrupted
sleep, headaches, nausea, dizziness, heart palpitations, memory
problems, and skin rashes. These symptoms are now labelled
Electro-magnetic Hyper-sensitivity, or "EMS".
"Health-care practitioners need to better understand EMS so they can
help their patients," said Dr. Riina Bray, medical director of the
hospital's Environmental Health Clinic.
Dr. Bray says the world is becoming dominated by wireless internet, cell
phones and cell towers, and there can be a broad range of health
The hospital's Environmental Health Clinic has begun holding educational
workshops on the subject for doctors.
Last year the World Health Organization placed microwave radiation from
wireless internet and cell phones on an official Cancer watch-list.
Since then several schools have removed their wifi systems and the
Catholic teacher's union in Ontario has called for a moratorium on wifi
installations in classrooms.
SOURCE Safe School Committee
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