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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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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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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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One veteran leads landmark settlement with feds worth $887.8M but award still fraught with unfair treatment


Canadian veterans have been waiting to see the results of a class-action lawsuit against the Government of Canada clawing back military pensions. Disabled veterans have seen their long-term disability benefits reduced by the amount of the monthly  Veterans Affairs disability pensions … Continue reading

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You Tube presentation of media interview shows how anti-malaria drug damages the brain.


I would like to remind veterans that when Mike, Jeff or I ask for veteran volunteers to speak to the media, it is because we are looking for the truest and broadest information to be presented. Below is a comment … Continue reading

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Harperites hang troops and vets out to dry


The following article appeared in the Straight Goods online magazine. It says what all veterans’ advocates feel. BONNIE  http://www.straightgoods.ca/2012/ViewArticle.cfm?Ref=409&Cookies=yes Cuts to veterans’ services show Conservatives’ true colours. Dateline: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 by Ish Theilheimer Among the most outrageous and … Continue reading

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Canadian veterans with Gulf War Syndrome please step up!


Veteran Dan Slack of Kingston, Ontario, is asking for Canadian veterans who suffer from Gulf War Syndrome to get in touch with him. Here is his direct message. BONNIE I need people who suffer from Gulf War Syndrome to come … Continue reading

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Significant drop in malaria cases among U.S. troops in Afghanistan


Dr. Remington Nevin wrote this letter to the March 2012 issue of the Army Times publication in the United States arguing against its misleading headline. For those who need reminding, Dr. Nevin has been a steadfast advocate for all military personal and veterans … Continue reading

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Conservatives lob serious breach over heads of Canadians in Veterans Affair Committee


We can trust the Harper Government to be Harperites, but not everybody is ready to roll over and play dead. BONNIE   MP Foote Concerned about Conservative Cover-Up at Veterans Affairs Committee Posted on February 16, 2012   MP Foote … Continue reading

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