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[Press release] Users warned about 3 French mobile phone models from 3 manufacturers by Alert Phone Gate – December 05, 2019

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Dear supporters,

We warn against 3 mobile phones of the brands BlackBerry, Doro and Selecline. We ask the French public authorities to withdraw the RTTE versions from the market as soon as possible.

Indeed, these manufacturers have deliberately continued to sell their products on the French market in complete legality, knowing that they are potentially putting their customers’ health at risk. The question also obviously arises at European level. Our press release:   https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/press-release-users-warned-about-3-french-mobile-phone-models-from-3-manufacturers

Thank you for helping us to denounce these actions and to relay our alert as widely as possible.

The Phonegate Alert Team

Summary of Phone Gate Precautionary Measures by André Fauteux – November 20, 2019

From: André Fauteux <andre@maisonsaine.ca>
Sent: November 20, 2019
Subject: France adopts precautionary measures to limit cell-phone radiation exposure

Precautions to be taken by the holders of electronic implants       (cardiac pacemakers, insulin pumps, neurostimulators …)         concerning in particular the distance between the radio equipment and the implant (15 centimeters in the case of the strongest sources of exposure like the mobile phones).
 
B. – Information on the behaviors to be adopted to reduce exposure to radiation emitted by radio equipment
 
. Use the radio equipment in good reception conditions to reduce the amount of radiation received.
. Use a hands-free kit or loudspeaker, if suitable for radio        equipment.
. Make reasonable use of radio equipment such as mobile phones, by children and teenagers, for example by avoiding nocturnal calls and by limiting the frequency and duration of calls.
. Keep radio equipment away from pregnant women’s belly.
. Keep radio equipment away from the lower abdomen of teenagers.
 
See also

 

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http://it-takes-time.com/2015/05/27/10-cell-phone-safety-tips/

https://www.electricsense.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-cell-phone-radiation/

https://ehtrust.org/key-issues/cell-phoneswireless/cell-phones/

Brain cancers – 4 times more new cases of glioblastoma in 2018 according to Public Health France by Alert Phone Gate – November 18, 2019

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/press-release-brain-cancers-4-times-more-new-cases-of-glioblastoma-in-2018-according-to-public-health-france

 

 

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In July 2019 (updated in September 2019), the French Public Health Agency “Santé Publique France“, together with the Francim cancer registries, the Hospices Civils de Lyon and the Institut National du Cancer, published national estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in metropolitan France between 1990 and 2018. These are based on the modeling of observed incidence data (new cases) until 2015 by cancer registries, supplemented by projections until 2018.

Volume 1 of the report is devoted to solid tumors (27 tumors and 22 subtypes). Between 1990 and 2018, the overall incidence rate of solid tumors remained relatively stable in men and continued to increase in women. At the same time, the annual number of new cases of glioblastoma with histological confirmation (one of the most aggressive types of brain cancer) has increased fourfold and more for both sexes.

In 20 years, the number of glioblastomas multiplied by 4, affecting all ages

Santé Publique France estimates that there will be 3,481 new cases of these glioblastomas in metropolitan France in 2018, 58% of them in men. There were only 823 in 1990….

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/press-release-brain-cancers-4-times-more-new-cases-of-glioblastoma-in-2018-according-to-public-health-france

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http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/brain-cancer/

[Open letter] Protection of the health of users overexposed to mobile phone waves: the appeal from our associations to the government! by Alert Phone Gate – November 08, 2019

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Dear supporters,

Marianne magazine is publishing today this open letter to French government signed with six other associations working to protect public health. We are counting on you to share it (English translation) and sign the petition

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/open-letter-protection-of-the-health-of-users-overexposed-to-mobile-phone-waves-the-appeal-from-our-associations-to-the-government

Thank you in advance,
The Phonegate Alert Team

The signatory associations:

Alerte Phonegate ; Robin des toits – Centre de Recherche et d’Information Indépendant sur les Rayonnements Electro Magnétiques – Santé Environnement Rhône Alpes – Association Zones Blanches – WECF (Women engage for a common future) France – Conseil National des Associations Familiales Laïques

Phonegate Alert invited to the International conference Stop 5G at the Italian Parliament – Alert Phone Gate – October 12, 2019

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/phonegate-alert-international-conference-stop-5g-italian-parliament

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Dear supporters,

Filled room at the Italian Parliament ! Congratulations to all the organizers for the success of this conference on 5G and Phonegate. Find the presentation of Dr Marc Arazi and the first photos.

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/phonegate-alert-international-conference-stop-5g-italian-parliament

Please relay as widely as possible,

The Phonegate Alert Team Parliament

….*Article updated on Novembre 7, 2019….

 

Mobile telephony and public health – Is Switzerland an absent subscriber? – Alert Phone Gate – November 03, 2019

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/mobile-telephony-and-public-health-is-switzerland-an-absent-subscriber?

Called upon in the context of the Phonegate industrial and health scandal by Léon Warnier, Swiss Phonegate Alert Coordinator, the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (SFOPH) initially declared itself incompetent. After a cascading referral to different authorities, the FOPH claims to be unaware of which office is responsible for protecting the health of smartphone users!…

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/mobile-telephony-and-public-health-is-switzerland-an-absent-subscriber?

The situation is Kafkaesque:

  1. The FOPH declared itself incompetent and referred the matter back to OFCOM.
  2. OFCOM declared itself incompetent and referred the matter back to ESTI.
  3. The ESTI declared itself incompetent and declared the FOPH competent.
  4. The FOPH claims to be unaware of which office is competent in this case.

Mobile telephony and public health: Is Switzerland an absent subscriber?

 

French ministerial announcements – an important step in our actions to protect the health of mobile phone users by Alert Phone Gate – October 25, 2019

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https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/french-ministerial-announcements-an-important-step-in-our-actions-to-protect-the-health-of-mobile-phone-users

French ministerial announcements: an important step in our actions to protect the health of mobile phone users

In a joint statement published today, the French ministries of Health, Ecology and Economy announced several proposals for action to strengthen health protection for mobile phone users in France and Europe. These are in the context of the recommendations made on 21 October 2019 by the French health & safety agency in its report entitled “Mobile phones worn close to the body and health”, and the mobilization actions of our association following the revelation in July 2016 by Dr Marc Arazi of the Phonegate industrial and health scandal.

For our President:

“This is undoubtedly another victory for our association and for all the partner organisations, independent scientists, lawyers who are members of the Consortium, journalists who work in France and abroad to protect the health of the 5 billion mobile phone users”.

However, we regret the lack of consultation with the associations that are fighting this fight. We reiterate our call for a meeting with the ministers concerned. To this end, we will take an initiative in the coming days.

Press release translated by Phonegate Alert   ….

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/french-ministerial-announcements-an-important-step-in-our-actions-to-protect-the-health-of-mobile-phone-users

Smart Meter Opt-Outs for BC, Canada and USA

 

 

 

6 links to help you find your electric utility‘s opt-out program plus comparison chart of opt-out fees.

http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/metersgrid/smart-meter-opt-out-options-and-fees/

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ANSES recommendations call upon the public authorities and industry to face their health responsibilities – Anses Experts Report re Mobile Phones Worn Close to the Body and Health – Alert Phone Gate – October 21, 2019

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/recommendations-anses-call-upon-public-authorities-industrial-to-face-their-health-responsibilities

 

 

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The French National Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has just made public the first part of its expert group report entitled “Mobile phones close to the body and health“, dated July 2019. For Dr. Marc Arazi, who launched the alert on the Phonegate scandal in July 2016:

“This is undoubtedly a great step forward and a tremendous recognition for our international alert action. The public and industrial authorities are now faced with their responsibilities and must inform mobile phone users of the health risks involved.”

This had been expected since the end of 2017, following our appeal to the public authorities and the request made by the General Directorate of Health (Ministry for Solidarity and Health) and the Directorate of Risk Prevention (Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition) to ANSES to be informed of the health risks for adults and children exposed to specific absorption rate (SAR) levels of more than 2 W/kg (European legal limit).

In the next few days, we are going to analyze this 128-page report with the members of our international scientific committee.

Our initial reaction, however, to the recommendations of ANSES is positive. Here is the conclusion of the report signed by the Director General of ANSES, Roger Genet: ….

https://www.phonegatealert.org/en/recommendations-anses-call-upon-public-authorities-industrial-to-face-their-health-responsibilities

Dr Arazi’s presentation at the International Scientific Conference in Mainz, Germany – Alert Phone Gate – October 07, 2019

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Dr Arazi’s presentation at the International Scientific Conference in Mainz, Germany – Alert Phone Gate – October 07, 2019:

 

Here are a few highlights: