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REGISTER NOW: IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO CHILDREN OF VIETNAM VETERANS

Vietnam Veterans of America Agent Orange/Dioxin Committee is asking the children of Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange; adult children (we recommend you register your children also) who are ill and/or have birth defects, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues; to...
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Anthrax Vaccine: Retired Marine sergeant major seeks answers for illness

“There are a lot of people just like me who are sick,” Hines said. “We’re broken, and we want to know how to get ourselves fixed. We want answers. But we haven’t gotten any.” In the four years since, the 46-year-old Lithia resident’s...
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Kan. veteran worries exposure to hazardous fumes cause of health problems

Garrison, a 28-year-old from Leavenworth, experienced debilitating muscle pain for several days and was hospitalized at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facility. He left with a cane that he was still using last month. After multiple wartime deployments to Afghanistan as an...
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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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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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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Vietnam Veterans of America National President John Rowan will present testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on...
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Vietnam Veterans And Families Invited To Agent Orange Town Hall Nov. 20

All Vietnam veterans and their families are invited to a town hall forum to discuss possible health problems related to exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Gateway Building of Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla....
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Number of America’s Vietnam War vets on the decline

  For years, Vietnam-era veterans have been the nation’s largest group of former military personnel, but a half-century after the start of the U.S. combat mission, that’s about to change. As these vets age into their 60s and 70s, they’re beginning to make...
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Human exposure ‘uncontrolled’ at 114 Superfund sites

EPA secrecy about sites’ toxic dangers extends even to senators’ inquiries Scattered across the country, from New Jersey to California, are 114 toxic waste sites where the federal government has determined that the threat to humans from dangerous and sometimes...
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EPA’s Superfund Websites Can Save Veterans’ Lives: U. S. Air Force

Superfund Site
  EPA’s Superfund Websites Can Save Veterans’ Lives EPA’s Superfund database lists Chemicals of Concerns (COCs) and their health effects, valuable information to medical care providers. Thousands of veterans and their dependents lived and worked on military installations...
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