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Possible Association Between Agent Orange Exposure And Increased Risk Of Developing Ischemic Heart Disease Or Parkinson’s Disease For Vietnam Veterans

  A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson’s disease for...
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Challenging Parkinson’s Dogma

Scientists may have discovered why the standard treatment for Parkinson’s disease is often effective for only a limited period of time. Their research could lead to a better understanding of many brain disorders, from drug addiction to depression, that share certain...
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Despite knowing Agent Orange, Parkinson’s link some veterans still have questions

In 2009, the department announced that veterans with Parkinson’s disease who were exposed to Agent Orange during military service may be eligible for disability compensation and health care. “I’m not doing as well now,” Anderson said. “So now,...
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