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Prof Dariusz Leszczynski Wireless Radiation and Human Health Policies

Prof Dariusz Leszczynski (two doctorates in molecular biology and biochemistry) is presenting a FREE public lecture Between 1992 and 2013 Prof Dariusz Leszczynski worked at the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority. During the years 2003-2007 he worked as the Head of Radiation Biology Laboratory and from 2000 to 2013 as a Research Professor. He has spent […]

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Dr Devra Davis on Wireless Devices & Biological Effects

Epidemiologist and Toxicologist Dr. Devra Davis will be presenting a FREE public lecture in Sydney   Dr. Davis is an internationally recognised expert on electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones and other wireless transmitting devices. She is the Founding Director of the Center for Environmental Oncology at The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute- the first institute […]

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Scientific Evidence on Microwave Frequencies Contradicts Canadian Safety Panel

As many regular visitors to Eco Health Solutions would know, our safety standards for exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) are based on outdated data and incorrect assumptions. During the 2015 Environmental Sensitivities Symposium, Prof Emeritus Martin L Pall discussed this in detail. (Transcript available here) Scientific Evidence Contradicts Canadian Safety Panel Assumptions Prof Pall writes: “The […]

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Building Biology – Explained

Many people know about “Sick Building Syndrome” – where there is something about their building that makes them sick. However, in Australia in particular, far less people really understand what “Building Biology” is. Nicole Groch from LivingSafe.com.au interviewed me about this recently. Here is a snippet of it: You may have heard of someone using […]

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Understanding “VOCs” in Paint: No Smell Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Non-Toxic

by Angela Petruzzi (Livos Australia) No Smell Does Not Necessarily Mean Non-Toxic When it Comes to Paints and Coatings “VOCs” does not mean harmful and “no VOCs” does not mean harmless. The issue is the type of VOCs, not how much VOCs. VOCs stands for volatile organic compounds, and it refers to certain chemical solvents […]

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Lead Reducing Your Exposure

Lead tends to be ubiquitous… Lead tends to be all around us – thanks to the lack of knowledge and understanding about its health effects. Sources of lead contamination include: lead paint windows with leadlighting petrol/fuel smelting fertilisers slag from industry used as soil or landfill dust in ceilings and wall cavities solder on water […]

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Indoor Air Pollution and Health

Indoor Air Pollution and Health Health effects from indoor air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later. Immediate effects Immediate effects may show up after a single exposure or repeated exposures. These include irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. Such immediate effects are usually short-term and […]

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Electromagnetic Radiation: Taking The First Steps To Reduce Your Exposure

By Birgit Richards In the past couple of years the topic of electromagnetic fields (EMF) and radiation (EMR) has slowly and finally started to make its way into mainstream media and thinking. When I started my career as a building biologist in 2009, I mostly received frowns in response to the commonly asked question, “So, […]

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How Can I Use My Laptop or Device Safely? 3 Tips To Reduce Your EMR Exposure

With my work as a Building Biologist, I often get a range of enquiries from people about different things. One of the biggest areas of questioning is about reducing exposure to electro-magnetic radiation (EMR). The most asked question is, “How can I use my laptop or device safely?” There are three types of EMR exposure associated […]

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Earthing Mats: Do They Really Work?

I get a LOT of enquiries about earthing mats. Many people have heard or seen things about them. Many are seeking them out to remedy their exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR). A lot of the information out there is positive and reports the profound effects from using earthing mats. What Is Earthing? Earthing, in principle, […]

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