U.S. veterans. Several publications published by the Public Health Service have shown that veterans have increased rates of cancer, and nerve, digestive, skin, and respiratory disorders.

List of diseases caused by agent orange - Can Agent Orange cause Huntington's Disease? NO. Agent Orange has been implicated in many disorders, but Huntington's is an autosomal dominant hereditary disorder, and NEVER secondary to chemical exposure.

Organochlorine exposure is an important cause of cutaneous and systemic toxicity. Exposure has been associated with industrial accidents, intentional poisoning, and the use of defoliants, such as Agent Orange in the Vietnam War.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its adjudication regulations regarding presumptive service connection, adding certain diseases associated with contaminants present in the base water supply at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune (Camp Lejeune), North Carolina, from August 1, 1953,...

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Disability Compensation. Disability compensation is a monetary benefit paid to Veterans who are determined by VA to be disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated during active military service.

About two years ago, Secretary Shinseki made the decision to award presumptions of service connection to certain diseases that may have been caused by exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

Factors associated with persistent posttraumatic stress disorder among U.S. military service members and Veterans | BMC Psychiatry 03/2018; Written Exposure Therapy Noninferior to Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD | Healio Psychiatriac Annals 01/2018

A Veteran business database that lists businesses that are 51% or more owned by Veterans or service-connected disabled Veterans. It is used to promote and market Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVOSBs).