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Vietnam vet fights VA for cancer/heart treatment

In the Fight for My Life
Sam has had several medical problems since serving in Vietnam. He had a triple bypass in his thirties. He’s had a stroke, and now he’s suffering from esophageal cancer. Sam is a former smoker, but he claims his health problems were caused by Agent Orange. The Veterans...
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Vietnam vets say they passed down birth defects to their children due to Agent Orange

I'm the 2nd Generation
In 2010, the U.S. senate passed a $60 billion bill to provide expanded medical care for Vietnam War veterans exposed to the chemical, but the coverage didn’t include heart disease. According to St. Germaine, the bill also did not link health effects passed down to children...
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Agent Orange effects focus of meeting

Agent Orange Dioxin Kills Children
The generational effects of Agent Orange and dioxin will be discussed at a town hall meeting set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Rogalski Center on the St. Ambrose University campus. The three Quad City Area chapters of Vietnam Veterans of America are hosting the...
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Eating Organic Food Exposes You to Fewer Pesticides

Pesticides are Dangerous to Your Health
Organic Diet Results in Lower Pesticide Load Claimed to be the largest of its kind, a new study1 published in the Environmental Health Perspectives looked at the diets of nearly 4,500 people living in six US cities, assessing exposure levels to organophosphates (OPs), which are...
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Veteran faces battles with VA Clinic

Norman Laws of Branson served in Vietnam. Following his years overseas, he was stationed at Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois in 1973, where he said he was exposed to multiple chemicals, including Agent Orange. The base has since closed, and the state of Illinois has...
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Agent Orange Tested in Panama in the 1960’s and 70’s

http://www.panna.org/resources/gpc/gpc_199908.09.2.19.dv.html This article is from the Global Pesticide Campaigner (Volume 09, Number 2), August 1999. The complete issue is available. More about the Global Pesticide Campaigner. News Note: Agent Orange in Panama The Dallas Morning...
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Agent Orange Okinawa: Pentagon denies burying defoliant

The Pentagon has once again denied allegations that the U.S. military buried the highly toxic defoliant Agent Orange in Okinawa, the Foreign Ministry said. “The U.S. Department of Defense said that it once again reviewed past records and found no documents confirming that...
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