Paul Ewald, a prominent evolutionary biologist, believes that many of the chronic “noninfectious” diseases of our time, including common forms of heart disease, cancer and mental illness, are actually caused by pathogens. The Atlantic Monthly. Boston: Feb 1999. Vol. 283, Iss. 2; pg. 41, 11 pgs

Paul Ewald:

Functional Medicine:

Electro-dermal assessment:



Judith Hooper. “A New Germ Theory.” The Atlantic Monthly, February 1999

“Emerging Issues in Water and Infectious Disease.”
World Health Organization, 2003

“Pathogenic Mycobacteria in Water: Guide to Public Health Consequences, Monitoring and Management.”
Worth Health Organization, 2004

“Water Treatment and Pathogen Control: Process Efficiency in Achieving Safe Drinking Water.”
World Health Organization, 2004

“Swimming in Sewage.”
National Resources Defense Council, February 2004

“Testing the Waters 2004: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches.”
National Resources Defense Council, August 2004

“’Superbugs’ threaten Great Lakes.” National Post, September 14, 2004.

“Water: safety first.” National Post, December 20, 2005

“Water-borne diseases new Great Lakes threat.” Toronto Star, September 14, 2004

“‘It’s in the water’ expert speculates.” Toronto Star, October 14, 2005


Additional Reading

“Toxic Cyanobacteria in Water: A guide to their public health consequences, monitoring and management.” World Health Organization, 1999.

“Safe Drinking Water – Guidance for people with severely weakened immune systems.” U.S. EPA: Ground Water and Drinking Water, June 1999

“Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water.” Health Canada, June 20, 2003.

“Drinking Water: Enteroviruses and Drinking Water from Private Well.” CDC, 2003

“The microbiology of piped distributions systems and public health.” World Health Organization 2004

“Distribution of Human Polyoma-viruses, Adenoviruses, and Hepatitis E. Virus in the Environment and in a Drinking-Water Treatment Plant.” Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 40 (23), 7416-7422, 2006.