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Oct 7, 2007 Clinic's results make 9/11 responders believe — Philadelphia Inquirer
Critics aside, they say Scientology's detox center cures ills.
By Art Carey
Inquirer Staff Writer
Within days of beginning treatment, Mike Wire noticed changes. His pain eased. His mood brightened. His sense of smell returned, sharper than ever.
A retired millwright from Bucks County, Wire, 60, is among thousands of rescue workers, firefighters and police officers who developed an array of serious ailments after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York. Wire spent 21/2 ...
Oct 21, 2004 Poisons, Begone! // The dubious science behind the Scientologists' detoxification program for 9/11 rescue workers — Slate Magazine More: Sidebar
In September 2002, the New York Rescue Workers Detox Project began to offer free "detoxification treatment" to firefighters, police officers, and others exposed to high levels of toxic debris in the aftermath of the World Trade Center's collapse. The detox program—based on the teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and detailed in his book
Clear Body, Clear Mind—purports to "flush" poisons from the body's fat stores using an intensive regimen of jogging, oil ingestion, sauna, and high doses of vitamins, ... Apr 15, 2004 Cruise charity aids WTC workers — CBS News
(CBS/AP) An organization co-founded by actor Tom Cruise has raised $1.2 million to expand a treatment program for rescue workers exposed to potentially hazardous materials after the collapse of the World Trade Center. The New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project said it has treated more than 200 workers who say they were suffering effects from breathing the air filled with smoke, dust and debris after the Sept. 11, 2001, destruction of the trade center. The money raised by Cruise and others ...
Oct 4, 2003 Scientologist's Treatments Lure Firefighters — New York Times
New York Times
For the past year, more than 140 New York City firefighters, some ailing from their work in the ruins of the World Trade Center, have walked into a seventh-floor medical clinic just two blocks from the former disaster site. Once inside, some have abandoned the medical care and emotional counseling provided to them by their own department's doctors, and all have taken up a treatment regimen devised by L. Ron Hubbard, the late science fiction writer and founder of the Church ...
May 7, 1984 Scientologists' power in city // Holdings include church, missions, shopping center — Sacramento Bee (California) More: link
Sacramento Bee (California)
The Church of Scientology, despite shrinking membership, still wields power in Sacramento — openly through its church and missions, and not-so-openly through other organizations. Some buildings — a church on 15th Street near Memorial Auditorium and branch missions in Carmichael and Davis — are obviously part of Scientology. Other holdings, including a shopping center called Fulton Square that the church bought through another business entity, are less conspicuous. The Flag Service Organization Inc., a Florida branch of Scientology, bought the $1.5 ...
Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education: Form 990 filings
International Academy of Detoxification Specialists: Form 990 filings
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