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Economists Slam War on Drugs

Weekly News Bulletin, 13 APR 01

Economists Slam War on Drugs Cost-Effectiveness of Incarceration Doubtful, National Academy of Sciences Report Says

Washington, DC: America now spends twice as much money annually to combat illegal drugs as it spent fighting the Persian Gulf War, yet there is no evidence indicating that existing policies are either working or cost-effective, charge authors of a newly released study by the National Research Council.

Superbug wins fight against new drug

Alan MacDermid

A NEW antibiotic launched last year to spearhead the battle against hospital superbugs has already faced its first defeat against a resistant strain.

The drug, linezolid, is licensed in the UK for use in patients who have developed serious illnesses, such as septicaemia, as a result of bacterial infection resistant to existing drugs such as MRSA.

Top 10 Reasons For Opposing Food Irradiation

Public Citizen

Crital Mass Energy and Enviremental Program

Top 10 Reasons For Opposing Food Irradiation

1. In legalizing food irradiation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not determine a level of radiation to which food can be exposed and still be safe for human consumption, which federal law requires. I, II

2. In legalizing food irradiation, the FDA relied on laboratory research that did not meet modern scientific protocols, which federal law requires.I, IV

COMMENTARY ON CHERNOBYL VICTIMS

Russell Hoffman and Pamela O'Brien

The theory that the Ukrainian Ministry of Heath inflates the number of dead from Chernobyl in order to increase funding to them is false. First, we now have plenty of data to show that there are significantly increased rates of radiation-induced diabetes, thyroid cancer (especially in children), leukemia, chromosome aberrations and a long list of other illnesses (thyroid cancer in children has increased ten-fold around Chernobyl, for example).

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COMMENTARY ON CHERNOBYL VICTIMS

Russell Hoffman and Pamela O'Brien

The theory that the Ukrainian Ministry of Heath inflates the number of dead from Chernobyl in order to increase funding to them is false. First, we now have plenty of data to show that there are significantly increased rates of radiation-induced diabetes, thyroid cancer (especially in children), leukemia, chromosome aberrations and a long list of other illnesses (thyroid cancer in children has increased ten-fold around Chernobyl, for example).

Gulf War Vets Have More Health Problems Than Others

April 11, 2001

By Patricia Reaney

LONDON (Reuters) - Veterans of the Gulf War have more health problems and illnesses than other men and women in the armed services, British doctors said on Thursday.

One of the largest studies done into "Gulf War Syndrome" also showed that the number of injections the veterans received during the 1991 conflict and the amount of time they spent handling pesticides were correlated with specific symptoms of the mysterious illness.

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Drug Trial Dangers?

Doctors Often Get Paid To Do Drug Trials
Drugs Can Sometimes Worsen Patients' Health

April 1

(CBS) Patients taking experimental drugs in clinical trials often don't know the doctors administering them are usually paid by drug companies - and that the drugs can sometimes worsen their health, Steve Kroft reports.

What were they thinking?

I received this showing further proof that the "1040 Individual Income Tax Return" is a tax placed on corporations. Take time to read this and you will know how close we are to finding all the pieces to this enigma.

What were they thinking

CONGRESSIONAL RECORD-SENATE JUNE 16, 1909

PAGES 3344-3345

The Secretary read as follows:

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

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