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2011-05-24 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is standing by its call for benefits to be awarded to Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam War who are suffering health problems associated with exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange. The Legion's reaffirmation of its position comes in the wake of a new report on the issue from the private, nonprofit Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences. As it stands, health-care benefit and...

2011-05-19 09:13:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Company will also be hosting shareholder conference call to discuss quarterly financials, provide an update on their general business status, and discuss its ongoing plans for the depleted uranium de-conversion project. What: International Isotopes Inc. First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS), a leading manufacturer of nuclear medicine products, provides a progress update on its plans to construct the nation's first commercial depleted uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. The Company also plans to address these items during a shareholder conference call to be held on Monday February 7, 2011 at 10:00 AM Central time. What: International...

2011-01-06 00:01:48

Retroactive awards may be payable to thousands of Vietnam veterans or their survivors under a recent VA regulation change, said Josh Stone, head of the Veterans' Benefits Division of the Palm Beach Gardens law firm of Gordon & Doner. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Vietnam veterans whose healthcare and disability claims for Agent Orange-related illnesses were previously denied, or their survivors, may qualify for retroactive compensation under a recent VA regulation...

2010-11-08 10:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Active Voice has unveiled a new website aimed at raising awareness about the continuing effects of Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam, and garnering support for a plan to address the health and environmental impact of the herbicides sprayed in Vietnam during the war. MakeAgentOrangeHistory.org showcases the positive efforts of those involved in addressing the continuing impact of Agent Orange in Vietnam. It also offers multimedia...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

MiPod Nuclear Inc. agrees to territorial licensing agreement for Australia and New Zealand with Vector Trading Corporation Pty/Ltd. The license gives Vector Trading Corporation the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute Mo-99 produced with MiPod's patent pending medical isotope production on demand technology. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 MiPod Nuclear Inc. agrees to first territorial license agreement under its plan for worldwide commercial deployment of its medical...

2010-06-23 14:05:00

In the news release, VA, Congress Need to Grant New Agent Orange Claims Without Delay, issued 23-Jun-2010 by The American Legion over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that information in the 4th and 5th paragraphs was incorrect. The complete, corrected release follows: VA, Congress Need to Grant New Agent Orange Claims Without Delay WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is calling upon Congress and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to move...

2010-06-23 07:24:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is calling upon Congress and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to move quickly in granting benefit claims for three diseases recently declared to have presumptive connections with exposure to Agent Orange defoliant. For several months, The American Legion has been pressing VA to publish its final regulations for the three new presumptive diseases: ischemic heart disease, Parkinson's disease, and B-cell leukemia. "Veterans...


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