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International Co-operation Exposing Disabling Toxic Effects of Anti-Malarial Mefloquine (Lariam) Drug


Missing 2004 IL10-2004-007 Recovered — Details Long-Term Health Effects from Malarial Mefloquine Drug — Also Roche Report from Australia Lists Disabling Toxic Effects.  Ellen Duncan, wife of Maj. General Alastar Duncan in Britain, has sent me these documents but I … Continue reading

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WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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Dr. Remington Nevin has chapter on Mefloquine and PTSD published


We now have expert confirmation of the horrors so many are suffering from the after effects of the anti-malaria drug, mefloquine or Lariam. If you go to Dr. Nevin’s web site, you can download the chapter in pdf format. http://www.RemingtonNevin.com/site/publications.htmlContinue reading

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Harper Government can no longer deny the toxicity of the anti-malaria drug mefloquine (Lariam) mimick PTSD in the breakdown of serving forces’ and veterans’ mental health.


Dr. Remington Nevin has been working tirelessly to prove how the anti-malaria drug mefloquine (Lariam) has contributed to the mental breakdown of serving military members and veterans posted to areas where malaria is prevalent, in particular parts of Africa including … Continue reading

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PTSD FORUM with Dr. Dee Rajska


PTSD FORUM Dr. Dee Rajska is back to continue with her contributions to this forum about PTSD. Please remember that, for the benefit of everyone, we need to keep comments or questions focused on the post itself. Thanks. BONNIE      … Continue reading

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Series: A Veteran’s Point of View on PTSD or OSI. Part 4


Robert Simpson continues writing his series on ways those suffering with PTSD can control it on your own. BONNIE   Dr. H’s THEORY: How to use “date stamping” to your advantage BY ROBERT SIMPSON I just got back from the London … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Treating PTSD with medical marijuana could curb veteran suicides


The following article is available at the Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy website. I am reposting it here with my comments in BOLD ITALICS. BONNIE Treating PTSD with Medical Marijuana Could Curb Veteran Suicides by John J. Walters, Mar. 22, 2013 1:45 pm … Continue reading

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PTSD FORUM: First Session with Dr. Dee Rajska


 PTSD FORUM Today we begin with a contribution from Dr. Dee Rajska. Our focus on this forum is to help veterans suffering from PTSD learn 1) how to cope with this condition on their own and 2) how to guide … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Insight and Legacy proves we each can make a difference


We all know Kenneth H. Young CD (retired) for his advocacy against Agent Orange and derivative chemicals and his positive voice in defending veterans’ issues, but in this commentary, he expresses his most heartfelt insights gained from his experiences. BONNIE MAKING A DIFFERENCE … Continue reading

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Special play about PTSD — KILL ZONE A LOVE STORY — to be produced in Halifax


Wanda Graham got in touch with me through our comments on Homecoming Vets, and I want to thank her for telling us about this incredible theatre project being produced in Halifax from June 12 – 16, 2013. First, an explanation as … Continue reading

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