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IMPORTANT LINKS FOR CHILDREN OF VETERANS EXPOSED TO AGENT ORANGE

     1.  FAQ a.  Frequently Asked Questions – Vietnam   2.  Legislation a.  Important Legislation:  PASSED SIGNED INTO LAW, Toxic Exposure Research Act 2015 “This legislation, a necessary first step, has been a top priority for VVA,” noted Rowan. “It will lay...
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NIH scientists uncover genetic explanation for frustrating syndrome

“This work suggests that multiple alpha tryptase gene copies might underlie health issues that affect a substantial number of people,” said NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. “Identifying one genetic cause for high tryptase opens the door for us to develop strategies for...
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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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REGISTER NOW: IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO CHILDREN OF VIETNAM VETERANS

Vietnam Veterans of America Agent Orange/Dioxin Committee is asking the children of Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange; adult children (we recommend you register your children also) who are ill and/or have birth defects, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues; to...
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Immunorepertoire: New slant on personalized medicine

Han is comparing the immunorepertoires of healthy and sick people to see if diseases leave certain signatures, and has found that they do. People with ailments have a severely reduced immunorepertoire compared to healthy people – their complement of antibodies is much less...
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Agent Orange link to diabetes

Agent Orange was used widely in the Vietnam War A US Air Force report suggests a significant link between the defoliant Agent Orange, used widely in the Vietnam War, and diabetes in veterans, it is reported.Servicemen with high levels of dioxins – a chemical constituent of...
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10 Helpful AD/HD Resources

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. To view NIMH’s...
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Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease: Potential Roles of Birth Defects Surveillance Programs — United States, 2010–2011

Universal newborn screening is the practice of screening every newborn for certain serious genetic, endocrine, and metabolic conditions, as well as functional disorders that are not apparent at birth. Through early identification and treatment, newborn screening provides an...
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