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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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Veterans need public support to help homeless vets. And that means YOU.


To make up the gap left by bureaucratic ditherings, caring veterans and advocates are forming charitable foundations to appeal to the public for direct help. Perhaps the fastest growing organization is V.E.T.S. — Veterans Emergency Transition Services — established in 2011.  … Continue reading

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Ottawa drops the ball and leaves support of soldiers returning from Afghanistan to Veterans


This letter to the editor is by our regular contributor Kenneth H. Young CD. BONNIE DEAR EDITOR: Once again Ottawa and the Department of National Defence (DND) has chosen to slight the needs and wishes of our fallen soldiers, their families and … Continue reading

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WARNING: Deadly anti-malaria drug mefloquine still issued to troops


In Canada since 1994, I know of only one advocate to complain about administering the anti-malaria drug treatment, mefloquine, to Canadian troops: John Cummins, Member of Parliament for Delta-South Richmond, British Columbia. His website shows a history of interest and dedicated advocacy for Canadian veterans … Continue reading

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