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(4 days ago) VA offers eligible Veterans a free Agent Orange Registry health exam for possible long-term health problems related to exposure. VA also offers health care, disability compensation, and other benefits to eligible Veterans for certain disease conditions , as well as benefits for children of Vietnam Veterans who have spina bifida .

https://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/

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Blue Water Navy Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure

(7 days ago) The Blue Water Navy (BWN) Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (PL 116-23) extended the presumption of herbicide exposure, such as Agent Orange, to Veterans who served in the offshore waters of the Republic of Vietnam between Jan. 9, 1962 and May 7, 1975.

https://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/locations/blue-water-veterans.asp

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Agent Orange Exposure Veterans Affairs

(4 days ago) Agent Orange was a tactical herbicide the U.S. military used to clear leaves and vegetation for military operations mainly during the Vietnam War. Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange may have certain related illnesses. If you have an illness caused by exposure to Agent Orange during military service, read below to find out if you may be

https://www.va.gov/disability/eligibility/hazardous-materials-exposure/agent-orange/

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Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange - Compensation

(5 days ago) The Veterans Health Administration's Public Health website lists these diseases VA presumes are associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service: Evidence Needed If you are seeking service connection for one of the diseases VA presumes is associated with exposure to herbicides during service, VA requires the

http://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/claims-postservice-agent_orange.asp

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Herbicide Tests and Storage Outside Vietnam - Public …

(7 days ago) Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during service may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including an Agent Orange Registry health exam, health care, and disability compensation for diseases associated with exposure. Their dependents and survivors also may be eligible for benefits.

https://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/locations/tests-storage/index.asp

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Thailand Military Bases and Agent Orange Exposure - …

(6 days ago) Thailand Military Bases and Agent Orange Exposure. VA considers disability benefits claims based on exposure to herbicides on a U.S. military base in Thailand or Royal Thai Air Force base between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about benefits related to Agent Orange exposure. U-Tapao Air Base, Thailand, 1972.

https://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/locations/thailand.asp

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ON PENDING LEGISLATION MAY 5, 2021

(8 days ago) related to Agent Orange exposure. The recommended additions were based on the National Academy of Medicine’s biennial Veterans and Agent Orange Committee’s evaluation1 of epidemiologic literature and reflect its judgement of the relative certainty of the association between the illness and exposure to the herbicides used in Vietnam.

https://docs.house.gov/meetings/VR/VR00/20210505/112559/HHRG-117-VR00-20210505-SD025.pdf

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Agent Orange - American Public Health Association

(9 days ago) It is estimated that between 1961 and 1971, approximately 77 million L of herbicides, including 49.3 million L of Agent Orange containing more than 360 kg of dioxin-contaminated defoliants, were sprayed multiple times over 5.5 million acres in South Vietnam. 1 Research studies show elevated 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) from dioxin in the Vietnamese people, in sediment, in soil

http://www.apha.org/policies-and-advocacy/public-health-policy-statements/policy-database/2014/07/29/13/22/agent-orange

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Agent Orange - War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

(3 days ago) Some Veterans may experience health concerns from exposure to Agent Orange after a deployment. This page contains information for Veterans on this health condition. Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

https://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/education/exposures/agent-orange.asp

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VA expanding benefits to those exposed to Agent Orange

(6 days ago) Agent Orange. VA will begin implementing provisions of the William M. Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (Public Law 116-283), adding three conditions to the list of those presumptively associated with exposure to herbicide agents, more commonly known as Agent Orange.

https://www.nemiss.news/agent-orange-benefits-expanding/

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H.R.326 - Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2019 116th

(4 days ago) (2) (A) is affected by health issues related to exposure to Agent Orange which took place during the period beginning on January 1, 1961, and ending on May 7, 1975, or who lives or has lived in or near those geographic areas in Vietnam that continue to contain high levels of Agent Orange as described in subsection (d); or

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/326/text

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Agent Orange: exposure and policy.

(3 days ago) 1. Am J Public Health. 1991 Mar;81(3):289-90. Agent Orange: exposure and policy. Gough M. Comment in Am J Public Health. 1992 Jan;82(1):127.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1994736

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Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton

(5 days ago) health issues at hazardous waste sites. For example, a public health assessment could be one document or it could be a compilation of several health consultations—the structure may vary from site to site. Whatever the form of the public health assessment, the process is not considered complete until public health issues at the site are addressed.

https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/hac/pha/camp_pendleton/camppendletonpha050107.pdf

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Thailand Military Bases and Agent Orange Exposure Public

(4 days ago) 12/7/13 Thailand Military Bases and Agent Orange Exposure - Public Health VA will help determine exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service when you file a claim for

https://www.disabledveterans.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/131207-Thailand-Military-Bases-and-Agent-Orange-Exposure-Public-Health.pdf

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Agent Orange Settlement Fund - Compensation

(1 days ago) The Agent Orange Settlement Fund was created by the resolution of the Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation - a class action lawsuit brought by Vietnam Veterans and their families regarding injuries allegedly incurred as a result of the exposure of Vietnam Veterans to chemical herbicides used during the Vietnam war.

http://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/claims-postservice-agent_orange-settlement-settlementFund.asp

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VHA Dir 1302, Agent Orange Registry (AOR) Program

(6 days ago) (4) Will not confirm exposure to Agent Orange. (5) Veterans can receive additional registry exams, if new problems develop. (6) Veterans’ family members are not eligible for an Agent Orange Registry health exam. 3. DEFINITIONS . a. Agent Orange (AO). AO is a …

https://www.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=4303

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Agent Orange Birth Defects The Embryo Project Encyclopedia

(5 days ago) Returning US veterans also reported increased rates of birth defects in their children, leading many veterans and the public to wonder whether Agent Orange exposure had negative health effects. As a result, in the 1980s, scientists in the US, Australia, and Vietnam began to study the effects of exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam veterans.

https://embryo.asu.edu/pages/agent-orange-birth-defects

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Vietnam War and Agent Orange

(3 days ago) What is the Agent Orange Act of 1991? Public Law 102-4 (Agent Orange Act of 1991) Established presumption of exposure & service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure Institute of Medicine reviews Agent Orange research and makes scientific recommendations to VA REF: www.nationalacademies.org

https://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/education/local-offerings/slides/2014/dc-wriisc-VietnamWarAndAgentOrange.pdf

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Birth Defects Linked To Agent Orange Veterans Affairs

(1 days ago) Birth defects linked to Agent Orange. Spina bifida is a spinal cord birth defect. A baby develops spina bifida while still in the womb. In some cases, a parent’s past contact with specific chemicals causes this birth defect. If you served in Vietnam or Thailand, or in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)—and your child has spina

https://www.va.gov/disability/eligibility/special-claims/birth-defects/

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Get Help: Agent Orange - My HealtheVet

(2 days ago) In the Spotlight Get Help: Agent Orange. Learn about support for many related health issues. During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military used Agent Orange, one of several tactical herbicides used to reduce vegetation and tree cover in Vietnam.It was also used in the Korean Demilitarized Zone, on Thai Air Force bases, at other locations, and on C-123 Aircraft.

https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/ss20180212-agent-orange-and-online-help

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Agent Orange Symptoms: Get Help with your Agent Orange

(1 days ago) One of the unique characteristics of Agent Orange is that we are continuing to see the development of new diseases related to exposure 40+ years later. This means the VA is constantly redetermining whether new diseases should be added to the list alongside other lingering effects.

https://ptsdlawyers.com/what-are-the-symptoms-of-agent-orange-exposure/

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News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

(6 days ago) Agent Orange. VA will begin implementing provisions of the William M. Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (Public Law 116-283), adding three conditions to the list of those presumptively associated with exposure to herbicide agents, more commonly known as Agent Orange.

https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=5675

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Agent Orange Hotel 2/5 Vietnam Marines

(1 days ago) The effort was funded by a contract from the National Academy of Sciences to build an exposure model that could be used to assess the defoliants’ health impact on U.S. veterans who served in Vietnam. Dr. Jeanne Mager Stellman, Columbia University links to maps and documented information about Agent Orange.

https://hotel25vv.org/the-vietnam-war/agent-orange/

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Was Agent Orange Used on Okinawa? CCK Law

(8 days ago) Agent Orange is an herbicide agent that was used by the United States military during the Vietnam War. Specifically, Agent Orange is a 50/50 mixture of two kinds of herbicide agents: 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T. Agent Orange also contained the contaminant TCDD as a byproduct of its production, which is the most toxic of all dioxins.

https://cck-law.com/blog/was-agent-orange-used-on-okinawa/

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Serum Dioxin* in Vietnam-Era Veterans -- Preliminary Report

(4 days ago) The exposure score used to select Vietnam veteran participants was the total number of occasions on which the veteran's unit was within 2 km of a documented Agent Orange spray within 6 days after that spray. This score is based on the assumption that TCDD …

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00000939.htm

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BLUE WATER NAVY VIETNAM VETERANS AND AGENT ORANGE …

(Just Now) When Congress passed the Agent Orange Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-4), which provided for presumption of service connections for diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents, initially the law was interpreted to apply to all service men and women deployed to Vietnam including members of the Blue Water Navy.

https://www.nap.edu/read/13026/chapter/1

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38 U.S. Code § 1116 - Presumptions of service connection

(7 days ago) In making determinations for the purpose of this subsection, the Secretary shall take into account (A) reports received by the Secretary from the National Academy of Sciences under section 3 of the Agent Orange Act of 1991, and (B) all other sound medical and scientific information and analyses available to the Secretary.In evaluating any study for the purpose of making such determinations

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/38/1116

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Thailand Agent Orange / Herbicide Exposure Claim Process

(6 days ago) Thailand Agent Orange / Herbicide Exposure Claim Process Information. U-Tapao. Ubon. Udorn. Korat. That you were near or on the air base perimeter anytime between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975. U.S. Army Veterans who provided perimeter security on RTAF bases in Thailand anytime between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975. U.S. Army Veterans

https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/veteransblog/thailand-agent-orange-herbicide-exposure-claim-pro-t7987.html

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill That Would Recognize Nine More

(5 days ago) While Agent Orange exposure doesn’t get the same amount of press that it once did, it still remains a significant public health issue. Particularly in the lives of those who served in the Vietnam War. The substance covered more than 20% of South Vietnam between the early 1960s and 1970s. The attempt to flush out enemies also carried

https://www.myvlap.com/agent-orange-diseases/

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Agent Orange exposure and risk of death in Korean Vietnam

(1 days ago) Background: Agent Orange (AO) was a mixture of phenoxy herbicides, containing several dioxin impurities including 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). Various military herbicides, including AO, were sprayed by the US military and allied forces for military purposes during the Vietnam War.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25186308/

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Agent Orange/PTSD - VVA Chapter 1071

(1 days ago) This Public Health page of the Department of Veterans Affairs website is functional and has a wealth of information regarding Agent Orange including related diseases, benefits, exposure locations, research studies and more…..

https://vva1071.org/agent-orangeptsd.html

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Agent Orange During the Vietnam War: The Lingering Issue

(3 days ago) The Agent Orange story is one of massive exposure of civilian and military populations to toxic chemicals once thought safe. Few studies exist of the long-range health effects of the Vietnam War on soldiers, civilians, or the general environment.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5944896/

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News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

(6 days ago) Presumptive Agent Orange Exposure WASHINGTON – Veterans who served aboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships operating on the waters of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, may be eligible to receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation for 14 medical conditions associated with presumptive exposure to Agent

https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2156

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Agent Orange: exposure and policy.

(3 days ago) See the article "Agent Orange: exposure and policy." in volume 81 on page 289. Full text Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (253K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1694419/

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Agent Orange: exposure and policy., American Journal of

(6 days ago) Agent Orange: exposure and policy. Agent Orange: exposure and policy. M Gough 1991-03-01 00:00:00 *Agent Orange was a 50/50 mixture of 2,4dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 2, 4,5trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T). All 2,4,5-T contained 0.1 to >100 parts per million of dioxin (2,3,7,8-tetrachlorobenzo-para-dioxin) as a manufacturing contaminant. slowly metabolized, strongly …

https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/american-public-health-association/agent-orange-exposure-and-policy-3Fb1mpE5Xq

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Dioxins - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

(4 days ago) The public health threats posed by dioxins were highlighted dramatically in the public consciousness in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Newspapers and television broadcasts were full of stories about ailing veterans who had been exposed to dioxins through Agent Orange, an herbicide and defoliant used in the Vietnam War.

https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/dioxins/index.cfm

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Agent Orange: exposure and policy., American Journal of

(6 days ago) Agent Orange: exposure and policy. Agent Orange: exposure and policy. J W Waterbor 1992-01-01 00:00:00 Requests for reprints should be sent to Robert L. Bertera, DrPH, Human Resources, DuPont Company, Wilmington, DE 19898. conclusive results do not diminish good science, but make a statement that our best estimate of the truth is that the exposure-disease association is …

https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/american-public-health-association/agent-orange-exposure-and-policy-u0IgvPfR9R

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A geographic information system for characterizing

(6 days ago) Stellman J and Stellman S (2018) Agent Orange During the Vietnam War: The Lingering Issue of Its Civilian and Military Health Impact, American Journal of Public Health, 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304426, 108:6, (726-728), Online publication date: 1-Jun-2018.

https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/10.1289/ehp.5755

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VA Benefits for Peripheral Neuropathy from Agent Orange

(3 days ago) posted on August 15, 2012. Veterans suffering peripheral neuropathy directly caused by exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange could be eligible for compensation from the Veterans Affairs Department. Currently, the VA has “acute and subacute” peripheral neuropathy on its list of diseases presumed to be related to Agent Orange exposure.

https://www.lawyers4veterans.com/peripheral-neuropathy-from-agent-orange/

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Serious health effects linked to Agent Orange exposure

(7 days ago) “With any type of exposure, one of challenges of public health is that it that change doesn’t happen very quickly,” Bell said. A strong push from the public and the discovery of more evidence linking Agent Orange to various diseases eventually brought change to both healthcare and environmental policy.

https://theaggie.org/2017/02/21/serious-health-effects-linked-to-agent-orange-exposure/

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News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

(6 days ago) Previously, VA recognized that Agent Orange exposure could only be conceded to Veterans who served in certain units along the Korean DMZ between April 1968 and July 1969. In practical terms, eligible Veterans who have specific illnesses VA presumes to be associated with herbicide exposure do not have to prove an association between their

https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2035

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News Releases - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

(6 days ago) Deploy requested fiscal year 2022 budget resources to support Agent Orange presumptive processing, as well as for general Compensation and Pension claims processing. As of October 11, there were more than 204,000 backlog claims in an inventory of 603,000 total claims.

https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=5728

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