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James Rubin: Microwave News Article Archive (2004 - )

March 29, 2013
February 19, 2013

“Taking Refuge from Modernity: 21st Century Hermits,” by I. Boyd, James Rubin and Simon Wessely of King's College, London, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, December 1, 2012.

“It appears there are similarities between those who live in isolation due to MCS or EHS and hermits that lived previously. The similarities focus on problems living in society, compulsion to flee, a sense of persecution, and ideas of fighting for an under-recognized cause.”

April 25, 2009

Is it possible that the precautionary principle could do more harm than good? Could the mere suggestion of a health risk bring on effects that it was intended to avoid? Such a phenomenon is known as the nocebo effect and has been much discussed in relation to EMFs in general and electrohypersensitivity in particular. For a cogent analysis of all this, check out Stuart Blackman's "Why Health Warnings Can Be Bad," in today's Financial Times Weekend magazine.

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