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Gulf War Illnesses

Vets Can Finally Sue Contractors for Cancer Caused by War

The suits say KBR’s actions resulted in illnesses and death. That seems like an obvious assumption: In the United States, we are not allowed to burn trash in large open pits because it’s a health hazard. Troops can tell you. It settled like smog over their housing areas, leaving...
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Military health: The insurmountable gulf

“From the beginning, the VA has refused to honestly face the problems that face veterans,” said Joel Graves, a Gulf War veteran who until last year had served on a committee advising the VA on research priorities related to the illness. Graves and others contend that the agency...
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Medical association considers changes in Gulf War study

The Department of Veterans Affairs commissioned the Institute of Medicine to conduct the review, and the committee’s report is expected to help lay the foundation for future treatments and benefits for thousands of Gulf War veterans. The VA previously determined...
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VA Waitlist Scandals: These boots were made for waiting

War is expensive to wage, and it takes a lot of money to heal physical and psychological wounds. Unwilling to face up to the true costs of modern warfare, the government has systematically tried to weasel out of covering the full costs of care for injured and ill veterans for...
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New research links Iraq dust to ill soldiers

Titanium and other metals found in dust at a base in Iraq have been linked to the dust found in six sick soldiers’ lungs, according to a study set to be released Monday. “We biopsied several patients and found titanium in every single one of them,” said Anthony...
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Research Says Coenzyme Can Help With Gulf War Illness

About one-third of the 700,000 U.S. troops who fought in the first The UC San Diego study, published in the latest issue of Neural Computation, tested whether the supplement coenzyme Q10 could offer some relief. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, which took...
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