North Vancouver nurse Nancy Hallaway and Zigurts Strauts wrote Turning Lead into Gold: How Heavy Metal Poisoning Can Affect Your Child and How to Prevent and Treat It (New Star, 1995) after Hallaway began seeing Dr. Strauts as a patient in 1993. He soon afterwards found unacceptable levels of lead, arsenic, aluminum and cadmium in the bodies of her twin boys, Cameron and Brett, both of whom had been diagnosed as hyperactive with attention deficit disorder and severe autistic tendences as three-year-olds.

[BCBW 2004] "Health"