Vietnam War - War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
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Three Diseases Added to Presumptive Conditions for Vietnam ...
Veteran 1969-1970 Vietnam. DO you think this is a waste of time. I am almost 62 years old and decided to go to the VA for medical help. I went to a VA Hosptial 4 Nov 2010 to register in to the system while there i had chest pains and they rushed me to the Emgergency room hooking me up to a I V.
Vietnam War Exposures - Public Health
Vietnam War Exposures. Vietnam War (Nov. 1, 1965-April 30, 1975) Vietnam Veterans may have been exposed to a variety of environmental and chemical hazards that carried potential health risks.
What are some mental illnesses from the Vietnam War?
The main mental illness that occurred in soldiers who returned from the Vietnam War was Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That's not limited to Vietnam though, soldiers in every war exposed to life-threatening situations have presented with the same cluster of symptoms.
Military Health History Pocket Card for Clinicians ...
In addition, Vietnam is a tropical country with high temperatures, high humidity and a monsoon climate. Many troops were unable to get dry for days, opportunities for bathing were infrequent, and skin hygiene was poor. Bacterial and fungal infections of the feet were a major cause of temporary disability.
Veterans' Diseases Associated with Agent Orange - Public ...
VA assumes that certain diseases can be related to a Veteran's qualifying military service. We call these "presumptive diseases." VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. Veterans and their survivors may be eligible for benefits for these diseases.
Mental Health - War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
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U.S. Vietnam War Soldiers and Malaria | HistoryNet
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Vietnam War Study Raises Concerns About Veterans' Mental ...
Vietnam War Study Raises Concerns About Veterans' Mental Health A federally mandated study shows that almost 300,000 Vietnam veterans still struggle with daily health problems linked to the ...
Casualty of War: Mental Health - TIME
Follow @TIME While many news reports have focused on the high rates of devastating physical injuries among soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, a new study, released today, measures another form of casualty: mental illness.