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Mefloquine is already the Military’s “Hidden Epidemic” — new report reveals stunning facts


As more and more people are growing alarmed, we’re also seeing increasing advocacy for those suffering long-term from the toxic effects of mefloquine or Lariam as the preferred anti-malaria drug used by our military for more than 25 years. What a … Continue reading

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Ottawa cuts psychological treatment for returning Afghan soldiers based at Petawawa


Here we go again. More doublespeak from the feds while wounded veterans are left in the lurch. Wouldn’t you like to take the heartless politicians and bureaucrats making these ruthless decisions and drop them into the middle of Kabul and Kandahar, … Continue reading

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Anti-malaria mefloquine’s neurotoxicity remains a lifetime battle for victims


The following paper is Dr. Remington Nevin’s most recent update on scientific studies investigating the neurotoxicity of the anti-malaria drug mefloquine or Lariam, as it is better known to travellers. The paper is written to U.S. readers, but it applies to our Canadian … Continue reading

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Anti-malaria drug mefloquine poisoned soldiers used as guinea pigs


Think the heading is too harsh? Two vets found an article written by Peter Worthington in The Sun in 1998 that records the proof that CTV’s W5 aired in October 1997: our peacekeepers were used as guinea pigs in Somalia and Rwanda for … Continue reading

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