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Stop using Cellphones

Cellphones can give you Smartphone Sickness or Electrosensitivity:

Cellphones exceed short-term heating guidelines by 11 times:

    See also: LegalUSA class action lawsuits against Apple and Samsung

At present cellphones are tested against the obsolete FCC/IEEE/ICNIRP short-term (6 or 30 min.) heating guidelines based on Schwan's mistake of 1953 claiming the only adverse effect is heating.  Manufacturers use a gap of 5 - 25 mm between the head or body and the cellphone, but when the cellphone is held to the head or body it exceeds the short-term limits by up to 11 times (IEEE) or 3.7 times (ICNIRP). Most people do not know about the need to keep their cellphone up to 25 mm from their body to prevent heating effects.

In France it has long been found that cellphones can exceed even heating safety limits.

In the US in 2019 an investigation by the Chicago Tribune revealed that some cellphones did not comply with even the FCC heating limits, let alone biological limits.

Long-term guidelines are needed:

Manufacturers should be required to test their cellphones against long-term biological safety guidelines (over 6 or 30 min) such as Bioinitiative 2012, EUROPAEM 2016, IGNIR 2018 and Seletun 2010, to protect against established adverse effects such as neurological and cardiovascular harm, infertility, electrosensitivity and cancers.

Not using a cellphone makes you happier and more academically successful:

Sensible health advice includes the following.


1. Try to stop using your cellphone altogether.

2. If you need to use a cellphone for a real life-or-death emergency

  • (a) keep your call as short as possible, say 30 seconds or less
  • (b) hold the phone as far away from your body as possible
  • (c) use a headset or loudspeaker mode
  • (d) text rather than call

3. Ask other people not to use their cellphones anywhere near you.

  • A safe distance to reduce radiation to natural levels could be over a mile.
  • A practical guide it you are sensitive to this radiation is probably 20-50 yards if possible.
  • Anything within 10-20 feet can leave lasting damage genetically for some people.

This can be difficult where neighbors use cellphones in an adjoining apartment. Shielding or other protection may be the only solution.

4. Use your iPhone or iPad with a wired connection on airplane mode

For an iPhone, iPad, iPod etc:

It is possible to connect an iPhone to the Internet via an Ethernet cable, without using wifi or cellphone radiation with two original Apple adapters. You can then surf the Internet, use apps and VoIP, but you won't be able to receive phone calls or to send SMS.

Measuring Radiation from a Cellphone:

California Department of Public Health:

Current regulations, as explained in cellphone instruction manuals, require the user to hold the phone a certain distance away from the body. This is to comply with FCC, EU or similar regulations. These  regulations are to safeguard the body only from heating. This is now regarded by the majority of scientists as insufficient, since radiation can also lead to cancer and neurological effects such as electrosensitivity, which can occur at far lower levels of exposure.

Berkeley, California requires radiation warnings about mobiles
The CTIA, a wireless radiation industry activist group, failed again to stop the city of Berkeley, California, from warning people that using a cellphone could expose them to radiation. Berkeley's 2016 "Right to Know" ordinance was upheld in court. It requires phone retailers to warn people about radiation risks in carrying phones in pockets and bras.

Cellphones banned in French schools:
From September 2018 the French Minister of Education has announced that cellphones will be banned in schools for students up to the age of 15:

Health effects of cellphones:

Women: Don't carry your cellphone next to your body!

The three coloured spots in the left photo show the locations of a woman's breast cancer tumors.

The right photo shows how she carried her cellphone in her bra.

Men: Don't carry your cellphone next to your body!
​Some 80% of studies now show that cellphone and similar radiation can damage your fertility and sexual functions.

Check the radiation from your cellphone

This video shows even higher radiation levels from a '4G' LTE phone compared with a '3G' UMTS phone.

Banning cellphones in schools:

Cellphone cognitive effects:

Cellphone dangers:

Cordless phones dangers:


Call for ban on smart phones in schools:


Ban on using cellphones in class:


Some schools ban cellphones:

Some schools ban the use of cellphones:

Call for ban on cellphones in schools:

Some schools ban cellphones:

Ban on cellphones in schools:

Legal case against Nokia for brain tumor:

Legal case for health warning on cellphones:

Shareholders warned of cancer risk, not cellphone users:

Support for ban on cellphones in schools:

Finnish education expert advises banning cellphones in schools:

Jordan Baker: "'Schools need to react quickly': Education expert urges smartphone ban" (Sydney Morning Herald, May 28 2018) 


Ban on pupils up to 15 years having and using cellphones on school premises from September 2018:

French and International 'PhoneGate': a 'Global Scandal'

Cellphones are tested at a distance away from the head, when they are nearly always used next to the head.

Some cellphones are incorrectly labelled as regards their SAR rating. Independent testing shows that their SAR levels are up to ten times higher than what the manufacturers claim in their literature.

Cellphones withdrawn because they break safety limits:

"New withdrawal and updates for four mobile phones" (Phone Gate Alert, May 30 2018)

Interviews about the Phonegate Scandal:

ANSES calling for tests next to the body:


Government considers a ban on cellphones in schools:

Ban on cellphones and video cameras in schools:


Some states ban children from using cellphones:


Call to ban children from using cellphones:

Ban on students carrying cellphones into classrooms:

Concern by experts and calls by teachers for ban on cellphones in schools:

Ban on cellphone use by staff in schools:


Ban on cellphones in school:

Courts state that cell phones cause brain tumors:


​Ban on cellphones in school:


Ban on cellphones in schools to curb rioting:

New Zealand:

Cellphone ban helps academic attaintment:

Some states ban cellphones in schools:


Ban on cellphones and tablets in schools: 


City bans teachers from using cellphones in schools:

Kashif Abbasi: "Use of mobile phones by teachers banned" (Dawn, December 8 2014)


Bans on cellphones in some schools:

Lauren Owens: "Polish schools ban mobile phones" (Expatriate, September 19 2016)


Russian NCNIRP:

Ban on pupil cellphones in schools:


Call to ban cellphones in schools:

​South Africa:

The National Association of School Governing Bodies calls for ban on cellphones in schools:

Malungleo Booi: "Ban cellphones in schools - NASGB" (EyeWitness News, 2012)

South Korea:
Apps to disable cellphones in school:


Some Spanish regions have banned cellphones in school:

George Mills: "Spanish region bans mobile phones in school" (The Local, November 24 2014)

Sri Lanka:

Ban on cellphones in schools:


Support for ban on cellphones in schools:


Bans and restrictions on use of wireless technology by children and adolescents:

US: Right to Know

The City of Berkeley, California, has passed the fist 'Right to Know' cellphone bill, requiring health warnings as given in the small print at the point of sale.

US: Police warrant needed for location information:

The Supreme Court decided on June 22 2018 in Carpenter v. United States, ruling 5-4 that the Fourth Amendment protects cell phone location information.

Bans and calls to ban cellphones in schools:

US: Cell Phones Not Tested As for Use:

See also:

"France: "Phonegate" Scandal"

on:      Pro-Industry Regulators

Stop using cordless phones

Cordless phones are just as dangerous as cellphones, wireless laptops and tablets.

  • Remove your cordless phone.
  • Instead, use a landline or corded or wired phone, or a cabled computer internet link.
  • This can be difficult were neighbours have a cordless phone in an adjoining apartment. Shielding or other protection may be the only solution, although some people with electosensitivity have found that neighbors may be willing to switch to safer phones.   

Some cordless phones restrict the amount of radiation the base station gives out when it is not in use, but it is better to eliminate the radiation altogether by using a landline.

Stickers for Signs and Notices asking for No Cellphones, No Wifi, No Smart Meter, etc.

See also:

"France: "Phonegate" Scandal"

on:      Pro-Industry Regulators

Cell Phone Addiction:

Cellphone Skull Bone Growth: