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After years of prosecuting hard-core criminals, rising legal star Alan Bell took a private sector job in South Florida's newest skyscraper. Suddenly, he suffered such bizarre medical symptoms, doctors suspected he'd been poisoned by the Mafia. Bell's rapidly declining health forced him to flee his glamorous Miami life to a sterile "bubble" in the remote Arizona desert.

As his career and marriage dissolved, Bell pursued medical treatments in a race against time, hoping to stay alive and raise his young daughter, his one desperate reason to keep going. He eventually discovered he wasn't poisoned by a criminal, but by his office building. His search for a cure led him to discover the horrifying truth: his tragedy was just the tip of the iceberg. Millions of people fall ill and die each year because of toxic chemical exposures - without knowing they're at risk.

Stunned by what he discovered, Bell chose to fight back, turning his plight into an opportunity. Despite his precarious health, he began collaborating with scientists dedicated to raising awareness about this issue. Soon, he also found himself drawn back into the legal field, teaming up with top lawyers fighting for those who had already fallen ill.

Both a riveting medical mystery and a cautionary tale, this book puts a human face on the hidden truths behind toxic dangers assaulting us in our everyday environments - and offers practical ways to protect ourselves and our children.

©2017 Alan Bell (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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There are some things in life you simply don't understand until they happen to you. This book is about neurotoxicity and multiple chemical sensitivity. If that is you - read it because it is important to know, you are not alone and you are not crazy. Your struggles are not "just you". Friends vanish. Families fall apart. The old you "dies" and you enter into a Hero's Journey. (My perspective.) This was 30/40 years ago and today there are more options. There is hope. Don't give up. I read this book for information and for that purpose it met my expectations - also Alan Bell replied to my email and gave me MORE resources. I understood the pain and the struggle. I understood the outrageous measures and desperate attempts to find help. It's not crazy at all.

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  • Trisha
  • 09-05-2020

A Must-Read For Everyone!

Perhaps the the single most important book I’ve come across yet. Listen to it and give it to everyone you love! Thank you, Alan Bell, for sharing your journey and fighting so hard to change the world and enlighten others.

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  • Carolyn
  • 31-12-2020

The best documentary that I have ever read!

I was riveted by the true story and the message. We need to protect ourselves from our environment because the government won't and neither will anyone else who has bought into the propaganda that just because a product is on the store shelf, it's relatively safe. Think again! Alan Bell is my hero for advocating for those without money and power, thus without a voice to influence change. I never knew that there were so many toxins potentially poisoning us everyday such as mattresses, clothing treated with flame retardants, and pressed wood furniture. This book has inspired me to live more healthily tossing all of the. chemical cleaning products that I have and replace them with organic ones. I have taught for 25 years and am. positive the environmental factors have contributed to the rise of autism and ADHD.

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  • Canes
  • 04-02-2020

An enlightening book. That was very informative

This book can protect someone's life. Everyone should learn of the dangers. of coming toxicities in our everyday products houses offices Etc and this book You can learn it. there

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  • neil mcfarland
  • 18-08-2018

Quintessential reading

The information in this book is of critical importance to health and long life for anyone living in modern society.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-08-2017

For Real

This is a for real accounting of what can happen and how the body can go haywire from all the crap and toxicities in our little world. There is no doubt that this fellow has actually lived it.

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  • Ashlee
  • 27-05-2017

Life altering story

This story reminds us that living the American Dream is meaningless if you don't have your health and your family. This is one man's incredible journey. When things were hopeless he fought to stay alive, fight for the lives of others and leave this planet better than he found it. Inspiring, informative and touching.

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  • sunshyne
  • 19-04-2017

Thank You Mr. Bell

I thought I knew about toxins and poisons in my daily work, home, food, skin care and clothing environment ..Wow this audio book is so informative and powerful. I really enjoyed listening to it..the narrator was awesome..

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  • Gloria Moreira
  • 10-04-2017

Must Read

Where does Poisoned rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the very best and useful medical story books I have read.

What did you like best about this story?

Mr. Bell's establishment of the Environmental Health Foundation and helping others with his condition.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Mr. Bell took his first walk outside of his "bubble" in Arizona.

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This is a must read for all clinicians and highly recommended for laypersons who know some one or are themselves suffering with multiple chemical sensitivity. This is a very real and quality of life (if not life itself) robbing condition which can be prevented if you are informed.

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