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Agent Orange Broke My Heart™ – Agent Orange Legacy

Agent Orange Broke My Hear™t
AUGUST and OCTOBER are both AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH…Please tell us how Agent Orange broke your heart™. HISTORY OF AGENT ORANGE BROKE MY HEART™ and IMAGE My daughter, Dee and I made this image in 2007 when we founded Agent Orange Legacy after her father (my husband)...
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Monsanto Exposed for Trying to Hide ‘Ugly History’ by Ditching Its Name

Monsanto
Agrochemical giant Monsanto—known for its power over food systems world-wide—recently suggested a name-change as part of a proposed corporate merger, in what critics say is a bald attempt to bury the poor human rights and environmental reputation associated with the...
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Maine politicians seek answers for veterans who cleaned up after nuclear testing

By the DOD the War Machine
The men deployed there — including some from Maine — were tasked with cleaning up the atoll, which had been the site of more than 40 nuclear tests, before it could be returned to the people of the Marshall Islands. Many of them are now connecting the cancers and other illnesses...
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The Lies still Killing Gulf War Vets

Chemical Weapons
“Every effort was made for years to hide the truth and deny the medical research needed to fully treat the U.S. troops suffering from Gulf War Syndrome.” – Former U.S. Senator Don Riegle, 2014 During and immediately after the first gulf War, more than 200,000 of 700,000 U.S....
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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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Protect heart health during American Heart Month

Veterans have many resources available to help them in reducing the risk of CVD and other heart-related conditions. Health care is an important piece of overall cardiovascular health, and veterans should speak with a doctor about their specific health concerns. Certain...
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Operation Orange Heart: Scrap metal recycling program to raise funds for Agent Orange study

Dick Phenneger never imagined that scrap metal would rise to the top of the options pile to help fund a study of veterans and their families affected by the Agent Orange herbicide. Phenneger’s local nonprofit, Veteran Services Transparency (VST), has launched the Orange...
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‘I Would Do It All Again,” Vietnam Veteran Says

Some of his health problems are tied to Agent Orange. The chemical, an herbicide sprayed on the trees and other vegetation by American forces during the war for military purposes, has become known for causing a myriad of health problems. “Was I exposed? I can’t say if...
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Veteran who pleaded for quicker care dies of cancer

Robert Morgan, the veteran who pleaded for quicker care and said he thought he had cancer during a town hall meeting at the Nashville VA hospital, has died from the disease. “I’ll die, and the reason I’ll die is because I don’t receive timely care,”...
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