Time to remember that EMF sensitivities are not real.


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❝ A British woman has been in the news recently for diagnosing herself with a sensitivity to electromagnetic radiation and sleeping in a $500 EMF-blocking sack. She reportedly stays in the sack, from time to time, for 30-hour stretches.

❝ Now seems like a good time to remind readers that there is no evidence to support the idea of “electromagnetic hypersensitivity.” The World Health Organization calls it “idiopathic environmental intolerance with attribution to electromagnetic fields,” or IEI-EMF.

RTFA for tests, laughs, and assorted commentary on the topic. Just checked back through this – my personal blog – and the first time I addressed this kind of blather was in 2008.

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