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Korean War Exposures

USFK sprayed defoliant from 1955 to 1995, new testimony suggests
Accounts have also emerged about defoliant spraying in the DMZ during the mid-1950s. Speaking to the Hankyoreh on Monday, seventy-seven-year-old retired Army First Sergeant Eum Do-nam of Yeoncheon County said, “While I was working at the Army’s 15th Infantry Division at Baengma-goji [in Cheolwon County, Gangwon] in 1955, the U.S. military carried out aerial spraying of defoliant in the DMZ three or four times a month with helicopters and other aircraft.” Learn more

Toxic Military Exposures

Occupational Hazards

Occupational Hazards Exposures from working with chemicals, paints, and machinery during service. Learn more

Non-Toxic Military Exposures

Noise

Harmful sounds from guns, equipment, and machinery that is often experienced during service. Learn more

Cold Injuries

Possible health problems from cold-weather injuries, especially during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign. Learn more

Source: Department of Veterans Affairs

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

Birth Defects

Toxic Military Exposures can cause birth defects in the children, grandchildren and succesive generations of exposed veterans.

Pesticides Databases

Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database Beyond Pesticides:  The Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database, launched by Beyond Pesticides, facilitates access to epidemiologic and laboratory

Cosmetic Databases

EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database Get critical information about your personal care products <a href=”http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/”

Chemical Databases

Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) CAS is the world’s authority for chemical information. <a href=”http://www.cas.org/” target=”_blank”>Access

Government Databases

DATA.gov The home of the U.S. Government’s open data… <a href=”http://www.data.gov/” target=”_blank”>Access Database</a>   EPA

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

Birth Defects

Toxic Military Exposures can cause birth defects in the children, grandchildren and succesive generations of exposed veterans.

Pesticides Databases

Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database Beyond Pesticides:  The Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database, launched by Beyond Pesticides, facilitates access to epidemiologic and laboratory

Cosmetic Databases

EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database Get critical information about your personal care products <a href=”http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/”

Chemical Databases

Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) CAS is the world’s authority for chemical information. <a href=”http://www.cas.org/” target=”_blank”>Access

Government Databases

DATA.gov The home of the U.S. Government’s open data… <a href=”http://www.data.gov/” target=”_blank”>Access Database</a>   EPA