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Agent Pink

Agent Pink is the code name for a powerful herbicide and defoliant used by the U.S. military in its herbicidal warfare program during the Vietnam War Vietnam War. The name comes

Agent White

Agent White is the code name for a herbicide used by the U.S. military in its herbicidal warfare program during the Vietnam War. The name comes from the regulatory requirements of

Agent Green

Agent Green is the code name for a powerful herbicide and defoliant used by the U.S. military in its herbicidal warfare program during the Vietnam War. The name comes from the
Chemical Abstract Service (CAS)

Chemical Abstract Service (CAS)

CAS is world’s authority for chemical information CAS is the only organization in the world whose objective is to find, collect and organize all publicly disclosed substance
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There are two broad types of radiation, non-ionizing and ionizing. Ionizing radiation sends out extremely high energy, which may pose a health risk. Learn more
For Veterans who participated in a radiation-risk activity during service (including "Atomic Veterans"), VA assumes that certain cancers are related to their exposure. These are called "presumptive diseases."
  • Related Diseases

    Related Diseases Find out what diseases are related to radiation exposure. Learn more
  • Were You Exposed?

    Radiation Exposure Determine whether you were exposed to radiation during service. Learn more
  • Research Studies

    Research Studies Find out what radiation-related research is completed and ongoing. Learn more
  • VA Benefits

    VA Benefits View benefits for Veterans exposed to radiation and their survivors. Learn more
  • Provider Resources

    Provider Resources VA has resources to help providers care for Veterans. Learn more
  • Publications

    Publications View publications and other related materials. Learn more
Ionizing radiation exposure comes from a variety of sources, including nuclear weapons testing or other activities during military service. Learn more

Ionizing Radiation Registry

VA offers a free Ionizing Radiation Registry health exam to all eligible Veterans to alert them to possible long-term health problems. Learn more

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Scientists Warn of Sperm Count Declines Linked to Pesticide Exposure

Scientists Warn of Sperm Count Declines Linked to Pesticide Exposure

Veterans Diseases

Toxic Military exposures have been proven to cause serious as well as life threatening diseases in veterans exposed during their service in the Armed Forces.

Neurodevelopmedntal Disorder

Neurodevelopmental disorders are disabilities associated primarily with the functioning of the neurological system and brain. Examples of neurodevelopmental disorders in children

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