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Is Your Home in Ruins?

September 9th, 2016, No Comments

We’ve seen the awful sights of Syria‚Äôs ruined cities, smoke emanating from the rubble of buildings that used to be homes. The story of those abandoning the destruction is well known to newspaper readers and television viewers via the images of the Syrians trudging towards transportation and the hope of shelter. Earlier blog posts here […]

The Diagnostic Dilemma – Physician Detectives

December 12th, 2015, 2 Comments

Physicians today are faced with a problem in diagnostics that was historically rare rare in medical science. Formally, disease and injuries affected single organs or bodily systems. Today, the frequency of multi-system illness has led to remarkable discoveries in areas of autoimmune disease and the origins of multiple organ failure. A frequent cause of both […]

CDC summary on adverse effects of mosquito control efforts

March 10th, 2004, No Comments

To Whom it May Concern, This report has just come to my attention and I wished to offer belated information concerning this clearly inaccurate summary, since the problems remain pertinent. As municipalities continue to use pesticides (both larvicides and adulticides), there is absolutely no organized attempt to collect data concerning poisoning risks to the public […]


August 12th, 2003, No Comments

To the Centers for Disease Control To Whom it May Concern, I wish to point out that your website makes claims concerning the safety of pesticides which cannot be “backed up” by peer reviewed research and is in violation of federal law. You state that the pesticides used in killing or repelling mosquitos are “safe […]

EPA proposal for acceptable levels of sarin

January 28th, 2002, No Comments

To: Dr. Paul Joe, CDC Re: Worker/population exposure to Organophosphate-based Chemical Warfare Agents I have just read the Federal Register notice publishing a proposed rule on exposure limits for three organophosphate based chemical formulations. This response questions the appropriateness of suggesting that any exposure limits can be set which would be below the level of […]

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