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Iraq veterans

Toxic soldiers

A portion of her training included bivouac, which was “like camping, only you wear war paint and carry a gun,” said Roland. They set up tents and lived outdoors, relying on streams running through the encampment for bathing, cooking and drinking water. She isn’t sure if it was...
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The Record: Treating vets

Some doctors say they’ve seen it all. However, that may not be the case when the patient is a veteran. Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to teach health practitioners specific things to look for with veterans from the country’s different...
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IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO CHILDREN OF VIETNAM VETERANS: File Form 21-0304

Vietnam Veterans of America Agent Orange/Dioxin Committee asks all the children (we suggest grandchildren also) of Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange who are ill and/or suffering from a birth defect, learning disabilities, mental health illness, etc..to file a claim with...
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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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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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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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