A woman in France just won a precedent-setting case, in which she was awarded a monthly $900 disability allowance to help her cope with what she claims is a "Wi-Fi allergy."
Though not officially recognized by medical experts, the disability sounds legitimate in theory -- it's called electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), and its sufferers claim that exposure to mobile phones, Wi-Fi, and televisions causes them severe discomfort. To deal with her own case of EHS, Ms. Richard apparently took to the countryside, spending her days in a barn without electricity, likely joining the "radiation-free" communities that other EHS victims have set up.
Unfortunately, the malady is not recognized by the greater medical community and substantiated by zero hard evidence, so if you think you're a victim of EHS, chances are you probably just need to stop those Facebook binge sessions. Or you know, move to France.
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