Tag: Electromagnetic hypersensitivity

15 Credibility Street #18: Crystal clear consideration of claims

News items: Crystal healing at Edith Cowan Uni in Australia. Kudos to the Australian Skeptics to making their views crystal clear on these bogus claims about healing properties of rocks. Electrosensitivity UK makes doubtful claims. Electrosensitivity UK is a nonprofit organization that placed advertisements in public places around London claiming “More and more research is starting…

Inquest in UK teen suicide over wi-fi allergy claim

Jenny, aged 15, committed suicide last summer. She had a history of health issues. Her mother attributed her problems to electromagnetic hypersensitivity. Mother claims wifi allergy killed her daughter and accuses school of failing to safeguard children – Telegraph Mrs Fry told Oxfordshire Coroners’ Court that Jenny had started showing signs of EHS in November…

Reality of electromagnetic sensitivity is not decided by a French court

The case of the French woman with wifi sensitivity appeared in the comments of this story about a boy whose parents are suing a school for the same cause. Now, it’s all over the internet so we’ve decided, for completeness, to cover it separately. It raises justifiable concerns about science-based claims. Forced to live in a barn…

Parents complain about wifi in school: I’ll sue ya!

There are a number of different things going on in this story, none of which are new. Family sues Fay School in Southboro, claims Wi-Fi made son ill. The family of a student at the Fay School in Southboro has filed a lawsuit claiming the school’s strong Wi-Fi signal caused the boy to become ill.…

Wifi-sensitive people would like accomodations for their disability

Is environmental electrosensitivity a disability? Sensitive riders want a safe place away from B.C. Ferries Wi-Fi. While debate rages on over the effects of wireless technology on human health, those who claim a hypersensitivity to electromagnetism have called on B.C. Ferries to provide options to limit their exposure. Louise Campbell of Nanoose Bay says her…

Women claim to be allergic to radiation, live in cave

Women Live in Cave to Escape Electro-Magnetic Waves | Oddity Central. Anne Cautain and Bernadette Touloumond suffer from hypersensitive reactions to electro-magnetic radiations. The symptoms include unbearable burning and terrible headaches, so bad that they couldn’t stand to live in the outside world anymore. After trying several other options, a cave has become their ultimate…