Monthly Archive:: March 2013

TO:  Los Angeles Unified School District FROM:  Martha R Herbert, PhD, MD RE:  Wireless vs. Wired in Classrooms DATE:  February 8, 2013 I am a pediatric neurologist and neuroscientist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and on staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  I am Board Certified in Neurology with Special Competency in Child Neurology, and Subspecialty Certification in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. I have an extensive history of research and clinical practice in neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly autism spectrum disorders.  I have published papers in brain imaging research, in physiological abnormalities in autism spectrum disorders, and in environmental influences on neurodevelopmental [&hellip

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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” –Martin Luther King, Jr. “The world shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin “The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.” –John Kenneth Galbraith “Facts don’t cease to exist just because they are ignored.” –Aldous Huxley “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, and then you win.” [&hellip

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  It is not only the mercury and the UV you need to be concerned about when it comes to CFL bulbs.  They also release carcinogenic chemicals when they heat up according to a Germany study and we found they generate dirty electricity and radio frequency radiation through the air. Some GE bulbs have a warning not to use them near marine installations as they interfere with marine wireless channels. The mercury is a serious issue if the bulbs break but they are also poisoning the Chinese workers and levels of mercury as a form of air pollution from China are being [&hellip

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