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'Operation Ranch Hand (ORH)' AO Coverage Is Official
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, americans, ethics, violence, world, society, treatment, medicine )

- 16 days ago -
VA today published a new regulation that expands eligibility for some benefits for a select group of Air Force Veterans and Air Force Reserve personnel who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange through regular and repeated contact with contaminat
'Lighter Than Orange âEUR" The Legacy of Dioxin in Viet Nam'
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, government, americans, violence, world, society, research, treatment )

- 16 days ago -
Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will present the Viet Nam premiere of the documentary Lighter than Orange âEUR" The Legacy of Dioxin in Viet Nam tonight.
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: The Big Problem With Children's Vitamins and Supplements
Health & Wellness  (tags: children's vitamins, healthcare, health, children, medicine, research )

- 20 days ago -
The kidsâEUR(TM) vitamins aisle at your grocer or health food store is the kind of nook only a madcap like Willy Wonka could have dreamed up.
Missing Link Found Between Brain, Immune System
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, University of Virginia, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia, links, immune system, brain, Neuroscience, Jonathan Kipnis, neuro-immune interaction )

- 30 days ago -
In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
FGM Campaigners - Nigeria Ban Welcome, But Work Not Over
Health & Wellness  (tags: female genital mutilation, fgm, girls, women, Nigeria, health, risks )

- 31 days ago -
Activists on Friday welcomed Nigeria's new law banning female genital mutilation (FGM), but warned that legislation alone will not be enough to eradicate the practice.
9 Sun-Protective Foods
Health & Wellness  (tags: sun protection, spf, food sun protectors, carotenoids, skin cells, UVA and UVB rays )

- 30 days ago -
You may be surprised to learn that many common foods offer some protection to your skin from the potentially damaging rays of the sun, from the inside out.
Avian Flu Epidemic Prompts CDC Warning of âEUR~Potential for Human InfectionâEUR(TM)
Health & Wellness  (tags: avian flu epidemic, human infection potential, health workers, vaccine, Midwest )

- 30 days ago -
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released an official advisory to warn health workers and clinicians of the potential for human infection of the devastating avian flu currently ravaging the Midwest.
Every Three Minutes a Person Will Be Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: lung cancer, david spigel, steven young, immunotherapy, patientsmedicine, disease, humans, research, treatment, study )

- 30 days ago -
Dr. David Spigel, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, and Steven Young, Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute discuss lung cancer, current needs of the patient community and research advancements
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