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3-D printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury

Nerve Regeneration
A national team of researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind, 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and motor functions of complex nerves after injury. The groundbreaking research has the potential to help more than 200,000 people annually who experience nerve...
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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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U.S. Army sprayed defoliant over DMZ in 1955: ex-soldier

Agent Orange Korea
A former South Korean soldier testified for the first time Monday that from its aircraft, the U.S. military sprayed a defoliant over the Demilitarized Zone in 1955 ― more than a decade earlier than news media recently reported. “It was in 1955 when I was working at the 15th Army...
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10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic brain injury is pervasive in both civilian and military populations. In fact, TBI in the civilian population is eight times as frequent as breast cancer, AIDS, spinal-cord injury, and multiple sclerosis combined. According to the Center for Deployment Psychology, an...
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After 5 year struggle, Vietnam vet gets $90K in benefits for Agent Orange exposure

Agent Orange Thailand
After a five-year struggle, the Lowell Air Force veteran has received federal benefits totaling more than $90,000 for his exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. “I feel a little upset I had to keep arguing with them,” said Starkweather, 65, who suffers from...
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Woman Links Cancer To Father’s Exposure To Agent Orange

I'm the 2nd Generation
‘It’s Embryonical. I Was Basically Born With It.’ The United States just marked the 40th anniversary of the end to the Vietnam War. Thousands of Americans carry physical or psychological scars from that conflict, including the children of those who served. But...
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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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