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Veterans Health Administration Update: MILITARY EXPOSURES

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
We’ve corrected the date the law was signed to Dec. 16, 2014. Veterans and their families who lived at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between Aug. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be eligible for VA health benefits. A Dec. 16, 2014 law changed the eligibility date from Jan....
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Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: Adverse Birth Outcomes Study Results

The effects of TCE on the human body
Click Here for PDF  Study Purpose   The purpose of this study was to determine if maternal exposures to contaminants in drinking water at Camp Lejeune were associated with preterm birth and fetal growth retardation. This study is a reanalysis of a previous study, which...
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Camp Lejeune: Scientists find Camp Lejeune water contamination went back to 1953

TCE Barrel
  Confirming the presence of human carcinogens on the base as far back as 1953 will expand the eligibility of veterans and family members who can receive health benefits under the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012, said Sen. Richard...
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Camp Lejeune: Letter: Is the Navy Trying to Keep the Camp Lejeune Investigation Secret?

Effects of Pollution
POGO received a curious letter today revealing that the Department of Navy seems to be putting pressure on another government agency to stymie its release of information related to the water contamination scandal at Camp Lejeune. According to the new exemption for certa...
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Camp Lejeune: Marine Corps Base Health Survey Flawed

Camp Lejeune: Marine Corps Base Health Survey Flawed It doesn’t take a doctoral degree in science to know that a survey of two Superfund sites thousands of miles from each other may show higher incidence of cancer and other diseases than found in the general population. Yet, that...
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ATSDR Health Survey of Pre-1986 Personnel at Camp Lejeune

ATSDR Health Survey of Pre-1986 Personnel at Camp Lejeune During June–December 2011, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will conduct a health survey of persons who resided or worked at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina before 1986 and might...
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Camp Lejeune: Marine Corps can’t find records of critical tests

Marine Corps can't find records of critical tests Fuel and chemical fumes are one of the topics federal scientists expect to examine as they determine if up to 1 million Marines and civilian employees exposed to contaminants in water and air at Camp Lejeune suffered adverse...
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Former Lejeune residents laud reintroduction of water contamination healthcare bill

Former Lejeune residents laud reintroduction of water contamination healthcare bill Veterans of Camp Lejeune and their families are buzzing about the reintroduction of a bill that would create a presumptive link between contaminated drinking water on the base between the 1950s...
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Camp Lejeune: Retired Lady’s Island Marine with preleukemia among the million seeking answers

Retired Lady's Island Marine with preleukemia among the million seeking answers "I want them to tell the damn truth," he said. But then he came across something on the Internet that piqued his interest. Marines trained at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were claiming...
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