February 17, 2015
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February is American Heart Month. Were you exposed to Agent Orange during service and have ischemic heart disease? You may qualify for VA benefits. A healthy lifestyle can help prevent heart disease. Learn more.
VA benefits for ischemic heart disease Veterans with ischemic heart disease who were exposed to herbicides during service may be eligible for disability compensation and health care. Veterans who served in Vietnam, the Korean demilitarized zone or another area where Agent Orange was sprayed may be eligible for a free Agent Orange registry health exam. Surviving spouses, dependent children and dependent parents of Veterans who were exposed to herbicides during military service and died as the result of ischemic heart disease may be eligible for survivors’ benefits.