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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.

2006-03-29 07:38:11

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans and social activists from several countries demanded on Wednesday that Washington take responsibility for victims of the Agent Orange defoliant used by the U.S. military. The call for U.S.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.