Toxic Chemical Injuries $340 Billion in US Healthcare Costs and Lost Wages – By Aviation Travel Writer – 3.11.16

Fume Events are a very expensive problem which is only getting worse.  It will be interesting to see what the tipping point will be for employers to finally fix these problems rather than just paying injured workers while taking a blind eye to their causes.  The corporate mindset of denial, deception and cover-up will have to…

A Cardiac Marker for Disability in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis – 22.11.16

Written by Carol Seiverling (2004) Edited by Maryann Spurgin (2016). Forward (2016): The fascinating thing about this article is that everything from chemical allergies to immune dysfunction in ME is explained in terms of circulation problems. This excellent piece on ME and heart issues was written by Carol Seiverling. It was extremely long, putting people…

The Medical Research Council (MRC) (Formerly the Medical Research Committee) – 22.11.16

The Medical Research Committee (MRC) was formed from its origins in the Royal Commission into the Relations of Human and Animal Tuberculosis, which existed from 1901 to 1919. That Commission recommended the creation of a permanent medical research body and a National Health Insurance scheme was devised to provide health and unemployment insurance for workers.…

Aircraft: Air Conditioning – Q&A BA 286 House of Lords 21.11.16

The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords) To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) discussed the emergency diversion of flight BA 286 to Vancouver on 25 October with the Aircraft Commander or any of the crew before deciding not to investigate reports of “toxic fumes” and…