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2008-08-06 09:30:00

Vietnam War veterans exposed to Agent Orange have greatly increased risks of prostate cancer and of getting the most aggressive form, U.S. researchers said.

2008-08-05 00:00:32

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Veterans exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange are twice as likely to get prostate cancer as other veterans, University of California-Davis researchers found in a study published online by the journal Cancer.

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2008-05-12 09:00:00

Increasing numbers of U.S. troops have left the military with damaged bodies and minds, an ever-larger pool of disabled veterans that will cost the nation billions for decades to come — even as the total population of America's vets shrinks.

2006-07-12 07:41:01

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cancer risk from the chemical dioxin -- present in some U.S. soil, food supplies and most Americans' bodies -- needs to be reassessed by the Environmental Protection Agency before it sets a new standard for cleanup, a U.S.

2006-07-11 19:36:35

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cancer risk from the chemical dioxin -- present in some U.S. soil, food supplies and most Americans' bodies -- needs to be reassessed by the Environmental Protection Agency before it sets a new standard for cleanup, a U.S.

2006-07-11 19:19:17

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cancer risk from the chemical dioxin -- present in some U.S. soil, food supplies and most Americans' bodies -- needs to be reassessed by the Environmental Protection Agency before it sets a new standard for cleanup, a U.S.

2006-07-11 19:14:24

Corrects first paragraph to make clear reassessment is needed before new standard is set By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cancer risk from the chemical dioxin -- present in some U.S.

2006-07-11 15:28:47

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cancer-causing chemical dioxin -- present in some U.S. water, soil, food supplies and most Americans' bodies -- should be cleaned up to a new, much higher standard, a U.S. scientific panel reported on Tuesday.

2006-07-11 15:15:00

The cancer-causing chemical dioxin -- present in some U.S. water, soil, food supplies and most Americans' bodies -- should be cleaned up to a new, much higher standard, a U.S. scientific panel reported on Tuesday.

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2006-05-19 08:45:00

The nightmare of Iraq was bad enough for Vanessa Gamboa. Unprepared for combat beyond her basic training, the supply specialist soon found herself in a firefight, commanding a handful of clerks.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'