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2010-02-17 10:58:00

MEDIA ADVISORY - NEW DATE (Rescheduled from blizzard) FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 10:00 A.M., NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, Zenger Room, 14th and F Streets NW, 13th Floor; McCaffrey to issue written report WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-10-15 13:51:14

Americans think locally when they consider whether the loss of US troops overseas warrants troop withdrawals, a new nationwide study suggests.

2009-10-13 13:41:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion's national commander says he is pleased by the Department of Veterans Affairs' just announced recognition of the herbicide Agent Orange as a culprit in three more illnesses plaguing Vietnam veterans.

2009-10-13 07:40:00

Parkinson's Disease, Two Other Illnesses Recognized WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Relying on an independent study by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.

2009-09-15 07:00:00

HANOI, Vietnam, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavico Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CAVO), a leading infrastructure development company based in Vietnam, today announced that it has received approval from Laos' Ministry of Planning and Investment to register and form Cavico Muong Hom LLC in Laos.

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2009-07-25 08:25:00

A report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War can be linked to an increased chance of developing heart problems and Parkinson's disease for Vietnam veterans.

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).

2009-07-23 16:07:34

A Vietnam-born Texas man said he is 1,000 miles into his walk across the United States, which is aimed at promoting faith and pride in the country. Sinh Tho Nguyen, 40, said he began his walk June 10 in Atlantic Beach, Fla., and has arrived at Fort Worth, Texas, for a week's stay at home until he restarts his trek to San Diego, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday. Nguyen, whose father was a U.S.

2009-07-20 06:24:00

HANOI, Vietnam and MOSCOW, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), a leading international provider of telecommunications services, officially announced the commercial launch of its mobile operations in Vietnam under the Beeline brand via GTEL-Mobile Joint Stock Company, mobile telecommunications joint venture in Vietnam.


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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