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Thu., Sep. 29, 2016
Tachover Tells FCC Radiation Sickness Is “Epidemic”
By Jack O'Dwyer

Devra TachoverDafna Tachover, Wi-Fi healthcare advocate who was instrumental in getting Wi-Fi routers shut down in Haifa schools earlier this year, told the FCC Sept. 22 that there is an “epidemic” of radiation sickness.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Sep. 28, 2016
Doctors Warn Children on Cellphone Use
By Jack O'Dwyer

American Academy of PediatricsChildren should hold cellphones away from bodies, use speaker phone or send text messages, and avoid calls in cars, elevators, trains and buses, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. (3 reader comments)

Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Sep. 20, 2016
Health Advocate Has Convincing Video on Radiation Dangers
By Jack O'Dwyer

Eric WindheimEric Windheim, who specializes in documenting the harmful effects of many forms of radiation on people, gave a 27-minute interview Sept. 16 to John Ernest Martin of Paranormal Insights.

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Sep. 16, 2016
The Hill Debuts Healthcare Vertical
By Jon Gingerich
The HillThe Hill has launched The Hill Extra: Healthcare, a new vertical that focuses exclusively on policy and regulation news in the healthcare sector.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Sep. 15, 2016
WE Installs Shift's Allen in Boston
By Greg Hazley
catherine allenExecutive VP for Shift Communications in Boston moves to WE Communications as senior VP and GM for the Seattle-based firm's Boston office as it eyes the Northeast healthcare sector. 
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Sep. 14, 2016
Carlos Takes Communications Reins of Brain Tumor Foundation
By Editorial Staff
martha carlosMartha Carlos, who led communications for the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, has moved to the American Brain Tumor Association in Chicago.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Sep. 13, 2016
Poe Returns to W20 Atop Healthcare Comms Practice
By Editorial Staff
Emily PoeEmily Poe, executive VP for healthcare at Cohn & Wolfe, has returned to W20 Group as global practice leader for healthcare communications.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Sep. 12, 2016
Too Much Tech Hurting Students—Kardaras
By Jack O'Dwyer

KardarasToo much “screen time” at computers, cellphones, games and TV is making it hard for children to concentrate on their studies, says psychologist Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D.

Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Sep. 8, 2016
Radiation Dangers to Children Aired on CNN's HLN
By Jack O'Dwyer

Nicholas KardarsNicholas Kardaras, Ph.D., author of Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hi-Jacking Our Kids, gave details to HLN host Michaela Pereira Sept. 6.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Sep. 7, 2016
W20 Group Acquires Pure Communications
By Jon Gingerich

Jim WeissAndrea JohnstonW20 Group has acquired Wilmington, NC-based life sciences agency Pure Communications.

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Sep. 2, 2016
Westhampton Ignores Pleas of Local Scholar on Radiation
By Jack O'Dwyer

Glow KidsWesthampton Beach trustees last night ignored a two-page New York Post feature on the dangers of Wi-Fi and other radiation sources by Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
Consumer Reports Warns on Cellphones
By Jack O'Dwyer

Consumer ReportsKeep phone away from head and body, don’t put it in a pants or shirt pocket, and only use when signal is strong, says Consumer Reports. Text when possible.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
Ruder Finn Adds Healthcare Vet Coyle
By Editorial Staff
mary coyleMary Coyle, a healthcare agency vet of Marina Maher, Ogilvy and MSLGroup, has moved to Ruder Finn as senior VP and media relations strategist focused on healthcare.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016
Resnick to ReviveHealth as EVP
By Editorial Staff
lindsay resnickLindsay Resnick, chief marketing officer and EVP for Wunderman Health, to ReviveHealth as executive VP in Nashville.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
Radiation Victim Escaped but Paid Heavy Price
By Jack O'Dwyer

Stephanie DickersonGeorgia teacher Stephanie Dickerson has told how she became afflicted with electro-sensitivity in 2005 but didn’t realize it until 2012. By then she had lost her career, family relations, her doctor, retirement benefits and much more.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
HealthSTAR Hires Tardibuono
By Jon Gingerich
Joe TardibuonoHealthSTAR Communications has appointed Joe Tardibuono to the role of executive vice president.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016
Brits Doing Good Job on Radiation Threats
By Jack O'Dwyer

Holby City castHolby City, U.K. medical drama series, explored the effects of radiation, showing how reduction in exposure “drastically reduced” the painful symptoms of one victim.

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
No Cellphones for Children, No "Smart" Watches for Anyone—Dr. Mercola
By Jack O'Dwyer

mercolaRadiation health advocate Dr. Joseph Mercola’s list of do’s and don’ts on radiation sources includes barring cellphones for children and not wearing "smart" watches.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Radiation Dangers Explored by Southampton Press
By Jack O'Dwyer

Jack O'Dwyer with acoustimeterSouthampton Press/ reporter Erin McKinley interviewed this reporter on the steps of Westhampton Beach Village Hall Aug. 8 on our demands that Wi-Fi routers in the Library and Village Hall be shut down.

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
Suzanne Wright, Autism Speaks Co-founder, Dies at 69
By Jack O'Dwyer

Autism SpeaksSuzanne Wright, co-founder with her husband Bob Wright of Autism Speaks in 2005, died July 29. Controversy currently swirls around the organization.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
Katie Singer Explains “5G” Wireless Transmission
By Jack O'Dwyer

Katie SingerRadiation health advocate Katie Singer has provided a detailed explanation of what is meant by “5G,” a new form of wireless transmission approved by the Federal Communications Commission July 14. The other “4G’s” are also explained.

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Fri., Oct. 21
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Thu., Oct. 20
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Wed., Oct. 19
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