Protecting our veterans' children
Legacy of Our Veterans' Military Exposures L3C
Justice - social, environmental, human
Protecting our veterans' children™

40 years later, scars of Vietnam War remain for vets

The last American troops left South Vietnam on March 30, 1973, and now almost 40 years later, some Vietnam veterans are still affected by the war, physically and psychologically. “The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, we have many veterans who receive money from the V.A....
READ MORE

Agent Orange New Jersey: A clear path?

Several years ago, New Jersey filed suit against Occidental Chemical Corporation, Maxus Energy Corporation and Tierra Solutions, Inc., alleging they intentionally discharged dioxin – an extremely dangerous, cancer-causing chemical – and other contaminants into the Passaic River....
READ MORE

Agent Orange Gagetown: Maine Army Guard troops haunted by Agent Orange

Soldiers who trained at a Canadian base blame their lasting health problems on exposure to herbicides. Veterans seeking disability benefits face the daunting challenge of proving their lung or prostate cancer, diabetes or other ailments regularly found in the general population...
READ MORE

Wiki launches Accessibility Toolkit to empower people with disabilities to use social media in emergencies

Accessibility resources on the wiki include: Tips and guides for people with disabilities on how to access social media Emergency smartphone apps for people with a disability Apps and assistive technologies to access social media Emergency Preparedness YouTube videos that are...
READ MORE

Depression stems from miscommunication between brain cells, study shows

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that depression results from a disturbance in the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. The study indicates a major shift in our understanding of how depression is caused and how it should be...
READ MORE

Agent Orange Guam: The Loggerhead Which is Killing People Exposed to Agent Orange Herbicides on Guam

Veterans: Please Write to Diane Zumatto National Legislative Director. To all concerned, it is not hard to see from these reports from the Guam Cancer Registry that there is something bad going on on Guam. Are we going to allow this terrible injustice to continue to be swept...
READ MORE

Scientists Warn of Sperm Count Declines Linked to Pesticide Exposure

What they found was striking: almost all the studies reported a decrease in sperm concentration; decreased motility was also reported though less frequently; while morphological changes were not strongly associated in studies—only two indicated any changes to sperm shape. These...
READ MORE

Genetic Research: Discovery of human genetic mutation could lead to new treatments for type 1 diabetes

  “Our findings reveal a potential mechanistic basis for the development of a treatment for type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases.” says senior study author Marc Donath of University Hospital Basel. continue learning
READ MORE

Gagetown Agent Orange: CDC: Herbicides Didn’t Harm Maine Soldiers

In June, Collins asked the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to review a 2007 Canadian study of health risks from herbicides used at Gagetown and advise her office on levels of chemicals that were sprayed at the base. The CDC expressed no qualms with...
READ MORE
Skip to toolbar