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Birth Defect Research Research for Children

BDRC has worked with Vietnam veterans’ families since 1986. BDRC has collected information from thousands of families of Vietnam veterans and has found a consistent pattern of disabilities in their children.

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Veterans Research
Since 1990, BDRC has been collecting data linking birth defects to veterans’ toxic exposures during the Vietnam and Gulf Wars. This work helped lay the groundwork for a law requiring the VA to study the effects of toxins on male veterans’ children. We need your help to keep this momentum going. DONATE NOW
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Spina Bifida is the only birth defect VA recognizes as being linked to exposure to Agent Orange in the children of male Vietnam veterans.

Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida is the only birth defect recognized by the VA linked to Agent Orange in the children of male Vietnam veterans.

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