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BIRTH DEFECTS

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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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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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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Epigenetic Research: Jet Fuel, Plastics Exposures Cause Disease in Later Generations; Reproductive Diseases, Obesity

The study, said Skinner, “provides additional support for the possibility that environmental toxicants can promote the epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of disease.” “Your great-grandmothers exposures during pregnancy may cause disease in you, while you...
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Honey Sue

Honey Sue and the Agent Orange Kids on FaceBook                      Honey Sue is one of about 1000 children of Vietnam veterans who are acknowledged by the US Dept of Veterans...
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Happy Father’s Day – It’s often just as important to consider dad’s impact on a developing baby!!

State health nonprofit: Dad’s exposure factor in infertility "Dad is sometimes an afterthought when it comes to pregnancy," said Djurdjinovic. "But the bottom line is it's often just as important to consider dad's impact on a developing baby before,...
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