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GcMaf has been trialled

MAY I please respond to Deputy Mike Hadley’s latest letter on GcMaf? He now at last admits there are scientific papers published about GcMaf, but says they are not in mainstream journals.

Conflicting information about Immuno Biotech/GcMaf

DAVID NOAKES, the chief executive officer of Immuno Biotec claims there is a conspiracy to close his company down because its cure for cancer (sic) threatens the large pharmaceutical companies. Mr Noakes was once a candidate for leadership of UKIP and believes the European Union is itself a huge conspiracy.

Smoke bans move beyond passive steps

WITH the exception of a diehard few, not many people would willingly return to the days when smoking was commonplace in pubs, cinemas and even on flights.

Teen pregnancy rates to be tackled

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PLANS to tackle high rates of teenage pregnancies will be addressed in a forthcoming sexual health strategy, a leading consultant has said.

Addiction to secrecy is widespread

NOW that the unredacted version of the Lightfoot review into the operation of the Ambulance and Rescue Service has finally been released, it is possible to see that withholding the information was secrecy for the sake of secrecy.

EU laws should not apply here

I WAS horrified to read the Guernsey Press article on Judy Hayman, who may lose the vitamins she needs because the deputies are to decide on food supplements legislation, i.e., the EU law to control vitamins.

Health must respect this cat’s claws

TO THE surprise of no one, HSSD survived this week’s vote of no confidence by a hefty majority. It was not so much an endorsement of the brilliant job being done by the current board as an acknowledgement that the department would not benefit from more disruption. However, a bad-tempered debate raises doubts about what improvements islanders can hope for in their health service.