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Electromagnetic Radiation & Wireless

While some may be aware of the health risks of wireless and other electromagnetic radiation-emitting technologies, many will be hearing about them for the first time. 

Throughout this website, we reference several studies that demonstrate the adverse health effects of radiofrequency and extremely low frequency radiation, also known as radiofrequency and extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs), respectively. 

One of these references, now a declassified military study, is from over seven decades ago. The substantial body of research demonstrating the health effects of EMFs is deeply concerning, yet insufficiently covered by the media. Many media outlets receive millions of dollars in advertising from telecommunications companies and multiple media outlets not only have investments in wireless technologies, such as 5G, but are themselves owned by telecom giants. 

Our goal is to provide the public with the information they need to make an informed assessment of wireless and other radiation-emitting technologies. We hope to empower individuals to advocate for environments that are conducive to humans, with the best interests of children, health and the environment in mind.

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News Bulletin

Find the latest news, The Defender articles and legal updates regarding wireless and other EMF-emitting technologies, including 5G, from the U.S. and around the globe.

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What You Need to Know

Learn about the health and environmental impacts of EMFs, the agencies that set regulatory limits and the underlying physics of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) and 5G wireless technologies.

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What You Can Do

Find resources to take action against the rollout of 5G and support CHD’s ongoing advocacy efforts. Learn about how to limit electromagnetic radiation exposure from wireless technology at home, at school and at work.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to frequently asked questions about 5G and EMR/EMF, such as, “How can I protect myself and my family from wireless communication radiation?”

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Key Terms and Descriptions

Find definitions to key terms such as frequency, electromagnetic fields, 5G and the Internet of Things.

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