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Vietnam veterans

Reports link Agent Orange exposure and birth defects

Mark Cash’s father, a U.S. Air Force security policeman, was stationed at Andersen Air Force Base in late 1966. His job on base mainly involved walking patrols – specifically, the area along the flight line, the fence perimeter, and the path of the above-ground fuel...
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Agent Orange Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial – AOVVM

Protecting our veterans' children
  1.  AOVVM is an online memorial honoring the lives of our veteran’s and their children lost to Agent Orange.     2.  Find us on facebook:  AOVVM on facebook   3.  ADD YOUR VETERAN OR THE VETERAN’S CHILD a.  To add your...
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August and October are both Agent Orange Awareness Month

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It’s time once again to observe Agent Orange Awareness Month.  We began observing Agent Orange Awareness not only in the month of August but also October. I know it’s confusing to some but here is a little history behind Agent Orange Awareness Month. My understanding...
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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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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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Researchers Testing Light Therapy for Gulf War Illness

Gulf War Illness
Researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are currently testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in veterans with Gulf War Illness. The current study is following up on promising results from a pilot study in which veteran participants reported fewer symptoms...
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