Latest Agent Orange Stories

2009-07-24 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After reviewing scientific studies of the past few years, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has determined there is "limited or suggestive evidence" of an association between Parkinson's disease and ischemic heart disease with exposure to Agent Orange."We thank the IOM for their efforts and applaud them for their conclusions," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).

2009-05-29 09:12:00

**MEDIA ALERT** WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US-Vietnam Dialogue Group on Agent Orange-Dioxin will hold a press briefing to discuss the seminar hosted by the Dialogue Group entitled, "The United States and Vietnam: Addressing War Legacy Issues Together." The Dialogue Group will also discuss their upcoming testimony at a hearing held by the U.S.

2009-04-21 23:10:32


2009-04-20 15:39:24

Veterans exposed to Agent Orange are at increased risk of aggressive recurrence of prostate cancer, researchers report.

2009-02-24 11:39:00

'Vietnam's Lingering Ghost: Facing the Legacy of Agent Orange' airs on HDNet Tuesday, March 3 at 9:00 p.m. ET DALLAS, Feb.

2008-10-07 06:00:34

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Politics" page: "Agent Orange victims submit petition to US Supreme Court"] Hanoi (VNA) - Representatives from the Vietnam Agent Orange/ Dioxin Victims' Association (VAVA) are expected to submit a petition to the US Supreme Court at 11 a.m.

2008-10-04 00:00:22

This nation learned a painful lesson through the struggles of Vietnam veterans who suffered Agent Orange exposure and Operation Desert Storm veterans who suffered from Gulf War syndrome - who sometimes fought for years to gain official recognition of and treatment for their maladies.

2008-09-14 03:00:19

By Brooks, Matthew S Laditka, Sarah B; Laditka, James N ABSTRACT This study examined self-rated health, impairments in activities of daily living, and treatment for eight health conditions among Vietnam War-era veterans, comparing those who served in Vietnam with those who served elsewhere.

2008-09-08 15:00:00

Veterans who were exposed to the defoliant Agent Orange, in Vietnam or elsewhere, are twice as likely as other veterans to get prostate cancer, University of California at Davis researchers found in a study just published online by the journal Cancer.

2008-08-12 15:00:21

By MEG HASKELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF ROCKLAND - Military veterans exposed in Vietnam to the chemical defoliant Agent Orange have a significantly elevated risk of developing an especially aggressive form of prostate cancer, according to a new study led by a Rockland physician and researcher. Dr.

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