Posts tagged with ‘environmental exposures’

  • VetsHQ News Update

    October 26 Veterans News

    By on October 26, 2016

    After cancer diagnosis, vet refutes government’s Agent Orange expert — and wins (ProPublica) For years, the U.S. military and...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    October 20 Veterans News

    By on October 20, 2016

    VA extends deadline for seeking Gulf War illness benefits to 2021 (Stars and Stripes) For the next five years,...

  • VA extends presumptive period for Gulf War Illness compensation until 2021

    By on October 18, 2016

    In 1995 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) first established two years for a Gulf War veteran to submit...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    June 20 Veterans News

    By on June 20, 2016

    Iraq, Afghan vets may have their own Agent Orange (Stars and Stripes) They are known as the Agent Orange...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    June 17 Veterans News

    By on June 17, 2016

    Research provides clues to effective treatments for Gulf War illness (MilitaryTimes) A single cause for Gulf War illnesses may...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    June 7 Veterans News

    By on June 7, 2016

    ‘Burn Pits’ pose possible health risk for troops, and pose challenge for scientists (WUNC) U.S. troops in Iraq and...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    April 11 Veterans News

    By on April 11, 2016

    Thousands of Iraq, Afghan war vets sickened after working at ‘burn pits’ (Fox News) Thousands of U.S. military personnel who...

  • VA places hold on Camp Lejeune Veterans bladder cancer claims

    By on March 29, 2016

    Attention, Camp Lejeune Veterans! The Department of Veterans Affairs will no longer deny claims for bladder cancer, instead placing...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    February 25 Veterans News

    By on February 25, 2016

    Lawmaker to pitch new veterans center for hazardous exposures (Military Times) Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., plans to introduce legislation Thursday...

  • VetsHQ News Update

    November 2 Veterans News

    By on November 2, 2015

    Deployment environmental reports not in military health records (Military Times) For more than three years, the military services have...