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Canadian University Scraps Wi-Fi Plans Amid Cancer Fears

A Canadian university has suspended plans to construct a Wi-Fi project out of fears that the electromagnetic fields (EMFs) cause cancer. Lakehead University President Fred Gilbert refuses to sign off on a campus-wide Wi-Fi installation after reading a California Public Utilities Commission study that cited the possibility of tumors and other diseases due to EMF exposure. Meanwhile, The Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection at Health Canada is expected to release a study later this year saying that normal exposure levels carry "no identified risks." Gilbert says that's not good enough, as the side effects of exposure don't show up for more up to 30 or 40 years after exposure.

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