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September 7, 2014

Study: Military vets face elevated risk of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Men who served in the U.S. military during the last century appear to have an unusually high risk of dying from Lou Gehrig’s disease, but experts are puzzled over why and are uncertain whether the apparent hazard is real. The surprising finding comes from a study of men...
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Possible Association Between Agent Orange Exposure And Increased Risk Of Developing Ischemic Heart Disease Or Parkinson’s Disease For Vietnam Veterans

  A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson’s disease for...
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