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Toxic Military Exposures

Camp Lejeune water contamination, also see Superfund Sites. Chemical weapons have been used during WWI, WWII, Korean, Cold War Era, Vietnam and post 911 wars: Gulf War, Iraq War, Operation Enduring Freedom, Global War on Terror (ISIL).
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Study Links Autism to Epigenetic Changes in Dads’ Sperm

“If epigenetic changes are being passed from fathers to their children, we should be able to detect them in sperm,” says coauthor Daniele Fallin. Dr. Fallin directs the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
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Veterans Health Administration Update: MILITARY EXPOSURES

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
We’ve corrected the date the law was signed to Dec. 16, 2014. Veterans and their families who lived at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between Aug. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be eligible for VA health benefits. A Dec. 16, 2014 law changed the eligibility date from Jan....
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LOVME Uniting our Veterans’ and their Families

I am the widow of a Vietnam veteran who died in 2005 due to exposure to Agent Orange and his service. Our daughter, Dee Reyes has been sick all of her life. I have advocated for my daughter since she was 7 years old. This is how we founded Agent Orange Legacy in 2007. Learn more...
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Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: Adverse Birth Outcomes Study Results

The effects of TCE on the human body
Click Here for PDF  Study Purpose   The purpose of this study was to determine if maternal exposures to contaminants in drinking water at Camp Lejeune were associated with preterm birth and fetal growth retardation. This study is a reanalysis of a previous study, which...
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Human exposure ‘uncontrolled’ at 114 Superfund sites

EPA secrecy about sites’ toxic dangers extends even to senators’ inquiries Scattered across the country, from New Jersey to California, are 114 toxic waste sites where the federal government has determined that the threat to humans from dangerous and sometimes...
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EPA’s Superfund Websites Can Save Veterans’ Lives: U. S. Air Force

Superfund Site
  EPA’s Superfund Websites Can Save Veterans’ Lives EPA’s Superfund database lists Chemicals of Concerns (COCs) and their health effects, valuable information to medical care providers. Thousands of veterans and their dependents lived and worked on military installations...
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Camp Lejeune: Scientists find Camp Lejeune water contamination went back to 1953

TCE Barrel
  Confirming the presence of human carcinogens on the base as far back as 1953 will expand the eligibility of veterans and family members who can receive health benefits under the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012, said Sen. Richard...
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Camp Lejeune: Letter: Is the Navy Trying to Keep the Camp Lejeune Investigation Secret?

Effects of Pollution
POGO received a curious letter today revealing that the Department of Navy seems to be putting pressure on another government agency to stymie its release of information related to the water contamination scandal at Camp Lejeune. According to the new exemption for certa...
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Camp Lejeune: Marine Corps Base Health Survey Flawed

Camp Lejeune: Marine Corps Base Health Survey Flawed It doesn’t take a doctoral degree in science to know that a survey of two Superfund sites thousands of miles from each other may show higher incidence of cancer and other diseases than found in the general population. Yet, that...
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