The article, “The high cost of aging in the U.S.,” addresses a couple’s financial difficulties paying for the husband’s assisted living care.
In 1978, I heard toxicologist Dr. Bruce Halstead testify before an Idaho legislative committee in support of laetrile. In a later recorded interview, Halstead, who had been a consultant to the World Health Organization, emphatically stated that American nursing homes “are a national disgrace” because effective, affordable treatments that could keep seniors healthy — such as Dr. Ana Aslan’s program in Romania — were being ignored.
Also, why isn’t there more concern about seniors’ exposure to mercury via dental amalgam, flu shots and other sources? President Kennedy’s nephew, Robert Kennedy, Jr., is very vocal about mercury toxicity — including mercury-containing flu shots. See his book, “Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak.”
Kennedy’s World Mercury Project website has an article from the “Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease” titled, “Does Inorganic Mercury Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease?” It begins, “Mercury ... is well known as the most toxic, non-radioactive element, with a well-described neurotoxicology ....”
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While the current medical system is a financial nightmare for those caught up in it, it is a cash cow for the medical-industrial complex which makes, and keeps, seniors ill.
Violet Harris, Nampa