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    Re: Doctor Shoemaker

    Posted by Greg Weatherman on 6/25/03

    John Codie,

    I have no finacial gain or interest with Dr. Shoemaker's practice.

    I need to know when customers are highly sensitive to mold. This
    greatly effects my remediation plans. I can't tell someone that
    soft, porous items may make them sick through re-exposure. That
    could be called "practicing medicine without a license".

    Did you go to the revolving lounge at the top of the Double Tree
    hotel down the street from me. What a view! Don't drink the water.

    BTW John, you have not hit a nerve. I made a polite (or at least I
    thought so) attempt to clear some misunderstandings.

    I used to refer customers to other doctors in the area. I had one
    customer who was told she is crazy. She could barely balance her
    checkbook after extreme exposure to a very moldy townhouse that was
    gutted on all 3 floors due to 2 different plumbing leaks that were
    hidden. I have seen ill-informed docs and this doc is now somewhat
    involved with a major lawsuit in this area right now.

    Solving problems often requires a team approach and Dr. Shoemaker
    provides me the opportunity to perform better service.

    Also, charging $8.95 for a test is hardly a "get rich quick
    scheme". Health insurance companies have billed patients big bills
    for single use plastic tubes of vaseline (Sam Donaldson ABC 20/20).
    I think an ugly joke may have a beginning with this fact.........

    Can you show me any specialist MD who charges as little as Dr.
    Shoemaker does? He hourly rate is cheaper than an automechanic.


    Greg Weatherman
    Aerobiological Solutions Inc.
    Arlington VA 22202


    On 6/25/03, johncodie wrote:
    > I am very familiar with your area and the politics on the beltway.
    > I usually stay at the Crystal City Double Tree. I have to admit it
    > is a very sound and close knit business adventure that everyone has
    > joined into referreals. The business must be doing very well.
    > Confused, I don't think so! You see if I take this little test,
    > and am confused about the results, then I can hit the additinonal
    > key and enter my credit card numbers so I can talk with Dr.
    > Shoemaker over a test that has already had its disclaimer posted at
    > the bottom of the page. I am not suprized that I hit on some
    > nerves. What would you specifically get for that additional
    > hundred dollar fee, that the was based upon a test that has already
    > been disclaimered. Last time I got an MRI and paid about as much
    > through insurance, I got result, but did not get the disclaimer.
    > Greg what is the disclaimer you pointed out supposed to mean?
    > Oh I get it, the truth gets in the way of good business sometimes.
    > On 6/25/03, Greg Weatherman wrote:
    >> John Codie,
    >> I know you mean well but, you seem very confused to me. I am in
    >> Arlington VA. I have a company seperate from Dr. Shoemaker. Dr.
    >> Shoemaker is 4 hours east of me in Pocomoke MD. He is literally
    >> next to the Atlantic Ocean. He has worked with patients in the
    >> past with "attending physicians". This means he works with local
    >> doctors to give a differential diagnosis (together). This is a
    >> very common practice born from the fact that medicine is complex
    >> and two doctors can combat malpractice help the patient better
    >> than one. Also, he does not tell a patient that he needs
    >> $10,000.00 payment and exclusivity before diagnosis and eventual
    >> treatment. I won't name names but, There is a notable doctor
    >> doing this practice. It is legal but it raises the
    >> question, "How does the average nonrich person get quality
    >> healthcare"?
    >> Ken Hudnell, PhD Neurotoxicologist with the EPA, has worked with
    >> the VCS technology for years. He and others study human health
    >> with regards to neurotoxicity from industrial chemicals like
    >> organics and heavy metals. This type of research helps the EPA
    >> evaluate the harm that may be posed by the realese of toxic
    >> chemicals to the environment.
    >> Although it is the HHS that oversees human health, The EPA bases
    >> its decisions on human, wildlife and plant toxicity. They are
    >> charged with this responsibility by Congress.
    >> Ken Hudnell has worked with dry cleaning chemicals and their
    >> health effects to the nervous system. Biotoxins - whether they
    >> are mycotoxins are other biologically derived toxins - are very
    >> similar in chemical composition to the industrial organic
    >> solvents like chemicals used for dry claning. Ken Hudnell
    >> decided to do some research on the side with Dr. Shoemaker
    >> because they both think there is a reason for these unexplained
    >> and untreated illness and discomforts. The science is solid.
    >> These groups you speak about are funded by special interest or
    >> (if they are indeed pure and follow science) act like slow moving
    >> ships when turning. They are waiting on the National Academy of
    >> Sciences or other body of experts to give the research
    >> the "golden stamp of approval".
    >> Maybe Phares Heindl can tell us about the dangers of being
    >> a "standard setting organization" with respect to litigation that
    >> originated with the National Pool and Spa Association and
    >> personal injury lawsuits.
    >> Although your questions are good, life is far more complex as
    >> your engineer background should verify.
    >> Regards,
    >> Greg Weatherman
    >> Aerobiological Solutions Inc.
    >> Arlington VA 22202
    >> *******************************************************

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