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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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Vietnam veteran steps up to keep a promise

It is a promise born of the pain endured by Vietnam veterans who felt abandoned – not just by a nation insulated from their experience, but worse, abandoned by previous generations of veterans that many of the Vietnam generation looked up to as role models and heroes. In some...
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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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Agent Orange Okinawa: Okinawan mayor urges probe into Agent Orange allegations

“I was stunned,” Noguni said. “But when you see what had happened on Camp Lester, it is something that is very highly likely.” A local mayor is urging the Japanese government to investigate whether the U.S. buried dozens of barrels of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War at a...
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40 years later, scars of Vietnam War remain for vets

The last American troops left South Vietnam on March 30, 1973, and now almost 40 years later, some Vietnam veterans are still affected by the war, physically and psychologically. “The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, we have many veterans who receive money from the V.A....
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VVA Legislative Agenda & Policy Initatives March 6, 2013

Testimony of VVA Presented by John Rowan, National President/CEO before the House and Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committees Regarding VVA Legislative Agenda & Policy Initiatives March 6, 2013. The legislation we have crafted , which we are calling the Veterans’ Family...
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