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August 2000 (Vol. 11 Issue 5)

MagazineAugust 2000 (Vol. 11 Issue 5)

This issue

FEATURE Meningitis after getting vaccine

I have a friend whose daughter died of meningitis, so when the meningitis C vaccine came out, I wanted to have it for my son, Euen, who was 20 months at the time

FEATURE Deciphering the label

In our survey, labelling information was not consistent

FEATURE Cancer help centre offers alternatives for sufferers

Just a brief congratulations for a very useful and encouraging review of non Hodgkins lymphoma (WDDTY, vol 11 no 2)

FEATURE The cradle will rock, the baby gets sick. . .

I feel that I must point out to Harald Gaier that, in bad cases of motion sickness, ginger has no effect and it is not a digestive problem

FEATURE Bursitis and sports injury

Q-I love playing tennis during the summer months

FEATURE Toothpaste

Toothpaste can contain amounts of fluoride damaging to adults and lethal to children

FEATURE Shame on you, wddty

I consider WDDTY to be highly irresponsible


* High insulin levels have been linked with deaths from breast cancer by researchers in Canada

FEATURE Fluoride accumulates over time

While it has long been believed that fluoride has a half life of 3

FEATURE Officials respond to microwave health alert

Following the recent article on the microwave ovens by Simon Best (WDDTY, vol 10 no 12), I decided to write to the Food Standards Agency expressing my concern

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